Joe Francis Dowden
16” x 12” (40.6 cm x 30.5 cm)
Internationally renowned and one of Britain’s most exciting contemporary watercolour artists, Joe Dowden paints brilliant landscapes and seascapes, scintillating with light, reflections and colour. He is widely respected for his pioneering techniques in the medium of watercolour and has exhibited his work at home and right across the globe. Joe has a thrilling ability to capture the effects of light on water, from babbling brooks and slow-moving rivers to quiet ponds and shallow puddles. English country lanes and riverbanks dappled with sunlight are among his favourite subjects and his paintings capture the evocative moods of the changing seasons. In addition to his worldwide popularity as a painter, Joe has presented highly successful television programmes on watercolour painting. His inspirational tutorial books and DVDs have also earned him a huge following in Europe, The United States, Australia, New Zealand and The Far East.