Contemporary watercolour and acrylic ink painting of Westminster Bridge & lively cityscape by Cathy Read.

Impressions of Westminster Bridge

Cathy Read’s painting, ‘Westminster Bridge – Impressions of Westminster’ had a working title of ‘Westminster Bridge’: descriptive, safe, and boring.  Although dissatisfied with it, nothing better came to Cathy’s mind. But as she meditated on the painting more deeply, ‘Impressions of Westminster’ came to her. A suitable name when considering one of London’s more contentious …

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©2013 - Cathy Read - HMS Belfast - Watercolour and Acrylic - 40 x 50 cm

Painting of HMS Belfast – Artist’s Thoughts

The Warship, in this painting of HMS Belfast, looms large on the Thames. Dwarfing the buildings on the South bank. The architecture would be impressive on its own, without the nautical comparison. Even Tower Bridge seems small, as does the minuscule City Hall. It’s a matter of perspective, yes, but also it’s a matter of …

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