Willie's Abode - Flatford

Willie's Abode - Flatford

Adele I like this a lot ! The depth you have created is phenomenal! Masterly!!

Love this, what a beauty Adele, just excellant

Oh my. This is fabulous Adele.

This is great Adele, the textures really bring it to life.

Superbly done Adele, the roof is fabulous.

I'm really encouraged by your comments, everyone. I spent 5 days gazing at this on my easel not knowing how I should tackle it. Then I just took the plunge. Glad it turned out fairly well.

Lovely work Adele!

Thank you Sarah.

I think this is superb Adele. It's like a black and white photograph. A really brilliant painting.

Thank you Joanne.

This is excellent Adele, has a great charm to it and I love the roof!

Thank you Frank. The roof is my favourite too.

Great texture Adele. Love the good old roofs. Beautiful painting in monochrome ...

Thank you Beatrice for your comments.

Hang on Studio Wall

Mixed Media. Decided to paint this picture in monochrome. After the first coat was on I decided it looked to flat and boring so reached for my thick gel. Put it on roof to create that old look and then on some of the walls of the cottage, but it didn't work very well - so put on my beloved pumice gel which gives the texture of pebbledash (a bit of artistic licence).

About the Artist
Adele Elgood

When I was a young girl my parents had a large mirror which had an etching of a "crinoline lady" on. I would spend hours copying this. In the 1960's when I was at Secondary school, I was told to give up painting and drawing as I was useless and would never be any good. Following these words of…

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