The Scent of Water

Originally, The Scent of Water was a sombre study in ochres & fawns. It lacked a detailed background and the Otter itself, felt ‘under-painted’. As a result, it languished for years. Another picture with unfulfilled potential.

However, things changed when I decided to update the work with what’s become my signature style. That means lots of subtle (and not so subtle) purples & teals, coupled with fine-grain textures. Such unexpected colours lift the subject and add interest where there was none before.

If The Scent of Water proves anything, it’s this: that just because a picture doesn’t work today, it just might, tomorrow… So never give up on it!


  • Prints

    All of my OPEN or LIMITED EDITION PRINTS, are printed by my (superb) photographer onto archival paper. Depending on the suitability of the image, they come in either THREE or FOUR sizes:  Mini: An Open Edition, that’s hand-monogrammed on the Matte.  Small: Ready-mounted & signed in an edition of #195.   Medium: Ready-mounted & signed in an edition of #95.   Large: Un-Mounted & signed in an edition of #49.   Frames shown for illustrative purposes only.

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