Mark Grant
Watercolour Blog

Ormskirk Library Watercolour art exhibition

Explore Ormskirk's Charm:
Watercolour Art Exhibition by Mark Grant


Mark Grant, the renowned watercolour artist from Ormskirk, welcomes you to his captivating art exhibition hosted at Ormskirk Library throughout September 2023. Featuring a splendid collection of 30 original watercolour paintings showcasing the picturesque beauty of Ormskirk, this exhibition is a true celebration of local artistry of this historic market town.


Each artwork is thoughtfully priced between £25 and £40, making them accessible to all art enthusiasts. Mark's commitment to making art affordable reflects his desire to share the essence of Ormskirk's historic market town with as many people as possible.

Explore the stunning selection of paintings available for both admiration and purchase:



Moor Street, North, Watercolour Painting - £35

Ormskirk Market, East, Watercolour Painting - £35

Ormskirk Church, Front, Watercolour Painting - £35

Ormskirk Church, West, Watercolour Painting - £35

Winter Field, Watercolour Painting - £35

Ormskirk Market, North, Watercolour Painting - £35

Railway Road, Watercolour Painting - £35

Ruff Wood, Watercolour Painting - £35

House Plant, Watercolour Painting - £35

Ormskirk Church, Derby, Watercolour Painting - £40

Church Fields, Watercolour Painting - £40

Coronation Park, Pond, Watercolour Painting - £40

Ormskirk Church, Entry, Watercolour Painting - £40

Ember Sky, Watercolour Painting - £40

Ormskirk Clock, North, Watercolour Painting - £40

Ormskirk Clock, South, Watercolour Painting - £40

Coronation Park, Park Pool, Watercolour Painting - £40

Ship Inn, Watercolour Painting - £40

Burscough Street, Watercolour Painting - £25

The Old Post Office, Watercolour Painting - £25

Love To Eat, Watercolour Painting - £25

Emmanuel Church, Watercolour Painting - £25

Wigan Road, Watercolour Painting - £25

Another Windy Day, Watercolour Painting - £25

Market People, Watercolour Painting - £25

Evening Clock, Watercolour Painting - £25

Wigan Road Sunset, Watercolour Painting - £25

Church Street, Watercolour Painting - £25

Market Clock, Watercolour Painting - £25

Moor Street South, Watercolour Painting - £25


Throughout September, Mark Grant invites you to engage with his artistic journey during his availability at the Library every Thursday from 5 pm to 7 pm. This is a unique opportunity to discuss his artwork, ask questions, and gain insights into the world of watercolour creation. Mark is eager to share his mindful art practices and his involvement in urban sketching. Join him to explore the possibilities of urban sketching in Ormskirk or even participate in the lively urban sketching sessions organized by the Liverpool Downtown Sketchers.


Experience the exhibition's vibrant ambience during the following opening hours:


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

Sunday: Closed


Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the beauty of Ormskirk's art scene and connect with Mark Grant's incredible watercolour creations. Explore the magic of urban sketching and embrace the artistic essence of Ormskirk's history market town.



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