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Christchurch Art Print featuring the painting Christchurch Harbour Swans And Boats by Martin Davey







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6.50" x 8.00"


8.50" x 10.00"





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Christchurch Harbour Swans And Boats Art Print


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Christchurch Harbour Swans And Boats art print by Martin Davey.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Thanks very much Iris for your kind words!

Beautiful painting..... terrific work.....

Thanks very much Lee, much appreciated!

Thanks Talya, much appreciated!

Beautiful work!! f/l

Congratulations for being featured in Painterly Fine Art group! You are invited to post this painting in our featured gallery for this month also found in the discussions.

Thanks very much Patrica for your kind words!

Thanks for the feature in 'Painterly Fine Art group', much appreciated!

Wonderful piece! beautiful brush strokes!

Congratulations for being featured in Painterly Fine Art group! You are invited to post this painting in our featured gallery for this month also found in the discussions.

Thanks very much Lori, much appreciate your comments!

Very nice! Great composition!

Thanks very much Deyanira, your comments most appreciated!

Wow gorgeous painting Martin! l/f/v

Thanks very much Iris, very pleased you like it!

Wonderful Painting

Thanks Ferid for your very kind comment!

Very nice artwork! L

Thanks very much Martha for your kind words on the swans!

Gorgeous painting, so well done.Love it.

Thanks very much Meg for your kind complements on the painting!

Beautiful composition and amazing skill! VF

Thanks very much Cyril, much appreciated!

Excellent painting! v

Thanks very much Sasha, pleased it brought back happy memories for you!

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Artist's Description

This artwork was painted in oils on a canvas measuring 16" x 20". The location is the pretty town of Christchurch, Dorset, in the UK, on the popular quay populated with many tourists, and swans and ducks, as it has been for centuries. It was based on a photograph taken back in the summer of 2009, though the actual swans are from other photos taken at the same time and repositioned in photoshop. From this final photoshop composition a drawing is produced and this then becomes the start of the painting. Normally such a painting would take about 4 days, spread over two or three weeks. But on this occassion I became very busy after starting, that it was several months before I finished it. I did not like doing it in the latter stages as my original interest had wained, but was determined to finish it, as I never like to have uncompleted pictures around. Overall it is quite pleasant and it does give the feeling of a sunny day. Other pictures of swans of Christchurch are top be found here on...

About Martin Davey

Martin Davey

Welcome to the artwork and paintings of artist Martin Davey. Martin creates visual work in a number of styles and media. On this site one can see Martin's illustration work, which is digitally painted in a traditional methods in photoshop. The subjects range from imaginative cartoon and animal subjects, whimsical scenes and horror and scifi. To create these works a graphic drawing tablet is used throughout the painting of these images, starting from a blank, electronic canvas, to drawing the subject to finally applying colour and 'painting' the drawing, all on a computer. But Martin does not only use computers and software for his artwork, for in addition he paints directly on to a canvas, using traditional oil or acrylic paints. The...

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