How those Nyhavn boats keep so nice and clean Posted on October 9, 2014 by zeladoniac Posted in Art, Boats, Copenhagen, Denmark, Environment, field sketching, urban sketching, WatercolorTagged boats, Copenhagen, Denmark, drawing, Nyhavn, ship maintenance, Urban Sketching, water, watercolor Two boat washers on Nyhavn Canal scrub the sides of one of the ships moored to the quay. They washed this one for over an hour before moving on to the next one. Some ships are double-parked, tied alongside another to save space, leaving a center channel wide enough for tour boats and mallard ducks. The washers worked standing on their wooden rafts, moving on to the next boat by pushing off and floating gently down the stream. Merrily, even. Watercolor over pencil on Arches 140 lb. cold press paper, 9″ x 12″ Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterLike this:Like Loading... Related
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What a lovely palette of colours here, you must be adapting to the Northern European air!