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Mont Blanc and Manganese Blue, Chamonix


Image size: 530 x 350 mm

A Fine Art Original Watercolour Painting

On 29th January I was notified that my new watercolour titled Mont Blanc and Manganese Blue had been selected Royal Watercolour Society Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2016. It’s the second time one of my paintings has been chosen. In 2013 my painting “Jebel Akhdar, Oman” won the Artists Prize in the same competition. 

The title of this painting comes partly from using the lovely colour “Manganese Blue” produced by Winsor and Newton which I have been using since the late 1980’s. It’s a brighter blue than Cerulean which I personally find a little flat in comparison.

It was inspired by a sketchbook watercolour I painted "en plein air" from Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix, France in the summer of 2015.

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