Mark Grant
Watercolour Blog

Watercolour art in Ormskirk Library by Artist Mark Grant including urban sketch artwork


Embrace the Beauty of Ormskirk: Mark Grant's Watercolour Exhibition at Ormskirk Library


Calling all art enthusiasts and admirers of local talent! Prepare to be captivated by the stunning watercolour artworks of Mark Grant, a renowned watercolour artist and an avid member of the Downtown Urban Sketching group in Liverpool. Mark's exceptional collection of local scenes from Ormskirk in watercolour will be on display at the prestigious Ormskirk Library throughout the month of September.


Discover Ormskirk's Charm Through Watercolour:
Mark Grant's watercolour paintings beautifully capture the essence and character of Ormskirk, showcasing its historic landmarks, charming streets, and picturesque landscapes. With a keen eye for detail and a masterful use of the watercolour medium, Mark's artworks transport viewers to the heart of this delightful town, celebrating its unique allure.


A Local Artistic Treasure:
As a local watercolour artist, Mark Grant has established himself as a cherished figure within the art community of Ormskirk. With his unwavering dedication to his craft and a deep connection to his surroundings, his artworks are more than mere paintings; they are love letters to the town he calls home.


Engaging with the Artist:
Mark Grant invites you to join him on Thursdays from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Ormskirk Library during the exhibition. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the artist in person, gain insights into his creative process, and share your appreciation for his remarkable artworks. Engage in lively conversations with Mark as he shares the inspiration behind each piece and his experiences as a part of the Downtown Urban Sketching group.


Event Details



Mark Grant, Watercolour Artist


Exhibition Venue:

Ormskirk Library



Ormskirk Library, Burscough Street, Ormskirk, L39 2EN


Exhibition Duration:

The entire month of September


Artist Availability:

Thursdays from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Meet & Chat with Mark)


Ormskirk Library Opening Times

Monday:   9 am–1 pm

Tuesday:   9 am–5 pm

Wednesday:   9 am–1 pm

Thursday:   9 am–7 pm

Friday:   9 am–5 pm

Saturday:   9 am–5 pm



Immerse Yourself in Ormskirk's Splendor


Whether you're a long-time resident of Ormskirk, a visitor eager to explore its charm, or simply an art enthusiast with an appreciation for local talent, Mark Grant's watercolour exhibition promises to be an unforgettable experience. Lose yourself in the beauty of Ormskirk, depicted through the vibrant and evocative brushstrokes of a truly gifted watercolour artist.

Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to witness the magic of watercolour and immerse yourself in the allure of Ormskirk's local scenes. Come and support our talented local artist, Mark Grant, and celebrate the profound beauty of our beloved town through the eyes of an artist.


About My Watercolour Blog: Exploring Art, Creativity, and Watercolour Beauty

Welcome to my watercolour blog, an immersive journey that intertwines inspiration, creativity, and the enchanting allure of watercolour painting. As a prominent watercolour artist rooted in Ormskirk, I invite you to delve into my world of expertise, passion, and knowledge, catering to both art enthusiasts and budding painters.


Beginner's Corner: Diving into Watercolours

If the world of watercolours has piqued your curiosity but seemed daunting, my blog is your entryway. Mark Grant's Watercolour World offers insights, guidance, and practical tips to kick-start your watercolour journey. Learn the art of selecting optimal tools, including premium 300g cotton paper and precision brushes. Master essential techniques like washes, glazing, and wet-on-wet, guided by my regular posts.

Exploring Urban Landscapes: Unveiling the Urban Landscape

Witness urban landscapes come to life through my artistic lens. As an active member of Downtown Urban Sketchers in Liverpool City Center, I share my firsthand experiences and techniques in capturing the pulse of city life on paper. Traverse the transformation of bustling streets, iconic landmarks, and vibrant cityscapes into captivating watercolour sketches. Discover the joy of on-location sketching, infusing vibrancy into your artwork with each stroke.

Mindful Art: Finding Serenity in Watercolour

For me, watercolour transcends conventional art practice — it's a mindful and meditative practice. Immerse yourself in the therapeutic realm of watercolour artistry. This segment of the blog delves into the meditative essence of painting. Explore how my creative process fosters self-expression and introspection, grounding me in the present. Learn to infuse mindfulness into your art, forging a deeper connection with your creative expression and discovering solace in the act of creation.


Bespoke Artistry: Crafting Your Vision

Witness your visions and emotions materialize through my commissioned artworks. Be it cherished memories, beloved landscapes, or defining moments, my proficiency in pure watercolour painting breathes depth and sentiment into your ideas. Journey through the collaborative process of creating personalized pieces, and witness the alchemy that transforms your concepts into bespoke art that resonates with your heart.


Mark Grant's Watercolour World blog is an oasis for novices and seasoned artists alike, fostering an enriched artistic odyssey. Focusing on cultivating creativity, embracing urban landscapes, and intertwining mindfulness with art, my blog invites all watercolour enthusiasts into a profound, enriching experience. Join this vibrant, immersive journey and unlock the boundless potential of watercolour painting.


Mark Grant

2 Stanley Street


Tel: 07956000812