Bill Pike water & reflections

water n.
a colourless, odourless liquid

Yet water, particularly a water surface, has so many wonderful effects which are often taken for granted, or not even noticed, by those whose very existence depends on it in everyday life...

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St Helen's, Abingdon, Late May

St Helen's, Abingdon, Late May

Size: 1.22m x 0.81m  Medium: Oils on canvas  

Feb-Apr 2017  Exhibited: V 

A really pleasant mid-morning at Abingdon-on-Thames, with a Red Horse Chestnut tree in full bloom and moored motor cruisers on the river. A light to moderate northwesterly wind occasionally disturbs the water and broken Cumulus cloud just developing helps give a dappled look to the colourful reflections, as seen from Abingdon Bridge.

St Helen's, Abingdon, Late May (map)