Winter Angler2, Haywood.

Winter Angler2, Haywood.

Beautiful work Alan. I love the colours and the heavy feel to the sky.

Love your work Alan. Like a great wine

Another super addition to your winter series, lovely rich colours and good use of the medium.

I do admire your confidence in application of paint, there is nothing timid about your paintings Alan they really pack a punch......gorgeous! By the way, I've treated myself to a Rotring pen and some white ink because I do like the effect this gives in your work. Not sure if you use white ink or Acrylic, hopefully I can get some sort of result with it.

Thanks everyone again for your comments and observations, I don&#39;t know how many more of these watercolours you can stomach but there&#39;s still a few left, you&#39;re all far more enthusiastic than I am about them.<br /><br />Fiona, I use my favourite brush, the rigger to achieve all my branches and white highlights usually, and prefer white gouache, acrylic or my favourite Plaka. I expect that you will be okay with the pen, let me know how it performs! Alan

Another lovely painting with those gorgeous colours Alan.

You always get a wonderful depth of tone in your paintings which gives them that &#39;push and pull&#39; that defines a successful work. I should pay more attention to tone as I can see from your work how essential it is.

Thank you Carole and Thea, and yes, tone is the key to a successful painting, it gives it real depth and not that &#39;washed out look&#39; that I try and avoid.

Great contrast

I&#39;m a fan of the rust and blue hues. Great depth.

Hang on Studio Wall

Watercolour on Fabriano 300lb. More from the series which I completed earlier this year.

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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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