Back Street, Whitby, North Yorks

Back Street, Whitby, North Yorks

I love Whitby, this picture has lots of charm.

Perspective good, the figures are moving. Maybe the blues a little too strident against the other colours and variation on the path with some texture.

Thanks everyone. Yes the bright blue is quite strident. And good point about the path. Maybe this may encourage me to try more watercolour. Although I do have two more which I will put on some time. Your advice is always appreciated.


Posted by john hsu on Fri 10 Jun 23:59:52

Thank you John.

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I Love watercolour and it hates me. Chas persuaded me to paint this scene in watercolour. Trouble is I tried to handle it like oils and open acrylics. Chas likes it (but he is biased) . Any advice?

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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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