The Solent is now complete - the original is so much better than this small image can convey. The subtle coloured lights in the background seem to intensify the darkness of the night. Unfortunately, this is spoilt by the way the light fell on the painting when I tried to photograph it - but the scan will be superb.
Ka945 simmers in the afternoon sun awaiting a final touch-up - I need to add a tad more detail to the tender undercarriage:
Brett has started his next drawing - Denny Hulme in a McLaren M19:
and I have commenced NZR RM123, one of the Blue Streak Railcars: