Pictured: Incredible watercolour paintings by boy aged just SIX
A street scene from the paintbrush of a child usually involves triangle-topped boxes for houses. And often an unnaturally large dog.
But Kieron Williamson’s attempts are so beautifully rendered that artists ten times his age will be filled with envy.
Experts have said that the six-year-old’s atmospheric paintings, which began with harbour scenes and expanded to include rural vistas, animal portraits and landmarks, have perspective, shadow and reflections that demonstrate an ability well beyond his years.
Streets ahead: One of the stunning watercolours by six-year-old Kieron Williamson. The only hint that this is a child’s work is the slightly wobbly signature
He is even preparing for his first exhibition in a gallery near his home in Holt, Norfolk.
His mother, Michelle, said: ‘Until last year he didn’t draw anything and in fact we had to draw dinosaurs for him to colour in.
‘The turning point was when we took our first family holiday to Devon and Cornwall last May and he liked the boats and scenery. He asked for some plain paper and started drawing his own stuff.