The Trickling Stream

A trickling stream tickles it’s way into Ilston River in Gower Peninsula.
The coppery rocks and muddy river bed are visible through the wavy water. This is the spot where my dogs go for a swim every Sunday, excitedly retrieving sticks and fallen branches that I throw into the brown, oxtail soup river.


  • trickling
  • stream
  • ilston
  • river
  • gower
  • peninsula
  • coppery
  • rocks
  • muddy
  • bed
  • wavy
  • water
  • emmacownie
  • best
  • selling
  • artist
  • swansea
  • based

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50 x 70 cm
oil painting
1 Month ago

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Emma Cownie

Born in Hereford, educated in Cardiff, I am a self-taught artist who lives in Swansea. I love light and colour. In my art I am drawn to light and shadows and how they shape our emotions. I use oil on linen canvas mainly. I remember visiting the South of France as a teenager and being mesmerized by the dazzling light, I have been attempting to capture that excitement about light in my paintings ever since. I particularly love the natural world, animals and landscapes. I am also drawn to empty places like churchyards, woods and hills. When I paint in oils I usually paint the light first and then layer the shadows and mid-tones. I try and make my colours bold and bright but as realistic as possible. I aim to make people look at the ordinary and see the extraordinary beauty in it.


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