Yew Tree Farm, Sandon – Under Snow.

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Beautifully painted, Alan. I like that smoky/misty atmosphere you've achieved and the warmth of the red with the cool of the blue. Wonderful!

Beautiful, Alan. Love these subtle colours.

Lovely subtle painting Alan, great restrained colours, and a feeling of chill, brrr!

Very attractive palette, so atmospheric gives the quietness of blanket snow Alan. You achieve the aerial perspective so well.

This is lovely Alan. I particularly like the colour palette and the way the soft pinks have been introduced and used throughout

Superb feeling of frostiness and a real chill in the air. Love the way the background trees on the right soften almost into the sky and the glistening foreground snow. I wanted to submit a comment on your last painting but was unable to do so as your studio wall kept appearing. Do you know a way of getting around this? It happened yesterday with another artist whose work I was unable to comment upon.

Lovely work as usual Alan, those touches of light reflecting off the snow brings it all to life.

Lovely tranquil scene Alan, look Forward to reading your step by step feature.

Crikey! This really reminds me of Monet's Magpie. I was looking at that very painting only yesterday and marvelled at the beauty. Ditto for this one, Alan. It is beautifully impressionistic. Wonderful palette, depth and light. Bri

Beautiful delicate painting

As said, great misty, wintry painting.

Superb subtle complimentary colours and the misty effect.

I can only agree with everyone's comments Alan, great painting.

Thanks everyone for some super comments, always appreciated. No idea about that Carole, sorry.

Great feeling of winter to this one Alan - I feel cold just looking at it!

Beautiful winter painting. Beautiful soft colours and tones used to great effect.

Beautiful subtle colouring which has caught that winter atmosphere Alan.

Beautiful painting Alan, with great colours and atmosphere.

Now that is something very special Al! Fabulous!

Definitely a winner Alan

Alan - you capture these winter scenes beautifully - I can feel the cold.

This is gorgeous, Alan, lovely soft colours and very atmospheric.

It's all been said, this is just gorgeous, wonderful palette and lovely misty atmosphere.

Hang on Studio Wall

16 x 20in oil on board, a scene that I’ve painted many times, generally plein air but this is a studio piece. I’ve concentrated on the light and atmosphere rather than an accurate and detailed representation. This is a 4-stage WIP, which for those of you who are interested, will feature in the January e-newsletter.

About the Artist
Alan Bickley

Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…

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