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Langollen Reflections

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Green Reflections, Original Watercolor by Jenny Armitage

Llangollen Reflections (watercolor 17 x 23) framed $1200; unframed $1000

I took the reference photo I used for this painting on the Llangollen Canal, from our narrowboat rental.  But it could be still water and trees, just about anywhere.

Framed in a metallic brown brushed metal frame with white mat:

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Stone-Drop Before the Bridge

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Stone Drop Before the Bridge, Watercolor Painting by Jenny Armitage

Stone-Drop Before the Bridge (watercolor 13 x 18) $600 unframed

Water is ever fascinating.  This time it is the ripple pattern caused by a stone landing the the Llangollen Canal, in Shropshire, England that caught my eye.

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Llangollen Canal

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The Bridge in Our Wake, Watercolor of the Llangollen Canal by Jenny Armitage

The Bridge in Our Wake (watercolor 15 x 19) $1000 framed; $900 unframed

This is the beautifully rural Llangollen Canal, near Llangollen, Wales.  As you can see from the wake, I took the reference photos for this painting looking back over the stern of our little narrowboat.   To be ridiculously specific, this Bridge 36W looking back towards Trevor Basin on the last leg of our journey to Llangollen itself.  Its idyllic up there.

Framed in brushed gold metal with white mat.

 

 

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The Bones of Dinas Bran

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The Bones of Dinas Bran, Original Watercolor Painting by Jenny Armitage

The Bones of Dinas Bran (watercolor 19 x 23) $1200 framed; $1000 unframed

This  is bits and pieces of what’s left of Castell Dinas Bran, sometimes referred to as  Crow’s Fortress or Crow Castle.  The castle was probably built  sometime in the 1260s by Gruffydd II ap Madog, making it the only Welsh Castle we visited to actually have been built by the Welsh.   The castle is now an evocative ruin perched on the hilltop above Llangollen.

We walked a mile or so up to see it after having moored within sight of it the night before.  It’s a powerful sight whether seen from above or below.

Framed in copper-brown brushed metal with a white mat.

 

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Moored Garden

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Moored Garden, Original Painting of a Narrowboat, by Jenny Armitage

Moored Garden (watercolor 17 x 23) $1200 framed; $1000 unframed

Another painting from our narrowboating trip on the Llangollen. This time there’s actually a narrowboat in the painting, not to mention the canal itself. I took the reference photo for this painting not far from Ellesmere.

Framed in brushed antique silver metal with a white mat.

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