Tantalisingly this lovely image, of a young John Page steering¬†Eileen¬†and sent by former owner Judy Baker, contains an image of the Water Can she painted for Eileen in the late 1960’s. It’s a bit of a Holy Grail for me to try to find the Can and perhaps one day return it to the boat. I can but dream! Anyone have any thoughts where it might be???

Meanwhile, back in ‘The Shed’ I’ve been further developing my ideas about my new rose design, and produced a number of variations on the theme, the first of which can be seen on the image below…


The side of the Can’s coming together with details being added to leaves etc. This really is the fun stage, with each addition adding to the richness of the overall design.

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