A box of watercolours and a few brushes are infinitely transportable. A pocket-sized sketchbook and something wet to dampen your brushes is all one needs to paint wherever inspiration strikes.

Emma Hollaway Found Paintings 2.1  Watercolour & pencil 24 x 33 cm £550

For the artists in the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th Exhibition, inspiration has struck at points all over the face of the Earth. From bustling metropolises to remote country cottages, from the Shetland Islands to the Canary Islands, we can travel with the painters of the RI from the comfort of our own homes.

Click on the pins in the map below to see paintings from every corner of the globe.

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