On this page are photos I've worked with a 'watercolor' look...
There's more to this than meets the eye -
hope you like the result!
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This hop kiln or "oast house' as these buildings were called is situated in the Derwent Valley which flows south, towards Hobart and the sea. The Valley was a rich source of hops used for brewing in Hobart's early history, and the hops were dried in these oast houses. Most of these buildings are now in poor condition - the smaller, more vulnerable ones have almost totally disappeared. But they are always of interest to artists... There's lots more on my website about these fascinating buildings - go there by clicking HERE
105fs. Picker's Hut near Woodbridge
This tiny cottage near Woodbridge originally accommodated fruit-pickers and their families at harvest time. In later years it was very likely inhabited year-round by a farm labourer who worked on the property. There are still tattered curtains in the windows...
116fs. MILL at Bothwell
This water-driven flour mill at Bothwell was fully restored in 1973 - 150 years after it was built. It is part of an idyllic scene...
295fs. Woodbury House workers accommodation
This stone and shingle-roofed building housed farm workers at a major property in Tasmania's southern midlands. It is falling into disrepair.
206fs. Pioneer's cottage at Dover, southern Tasmania.
What was once a tiny two-roomed cottage in the southern Tasmanian village of Dover was dismantled in 2009
208fs. Shepherd's Cottage, Lower Marshes
This one-room shepherd's cottage at Lower Marshes originally had a shingled roof. It is now fast approaching rubble stage. Ironically perhaps, it now provides shelter for sheep...
I'd welcome your comments on this 'style'