German Military Cemetary, Cannock Chase.

German Military Cemetary, Cannock Chase.

Lovely painting, alan. Your skies are always astonishing.

Is this the brown paper Alan, if it is, you've used it to great effect in this super impression of this part of The Chase. Lots of interesting and lively brush marks, especially in the sky. Again, full of life and vitality!

A beautiful patchwork of countryside, love the skeleton trees in centre Alan.

This time the foreground takes centre stage rather than the sky. The colours and patchwork effect are great with the use of dark colours very pronounced..

This has a super design element to it, Alan, with great colours, emphasised by the more low key way you've depicted the sky.

It has a nice decorative element to it. Job done right!

Ah, Cannock Chase. Brings back memories of me as a nipper walking with my parents, down to Sherbrooke Valley. Great painting Alan. Thanks for the memories.

I just love this, the style and colours. It's all been said.

Superb rendition Alan.

Use of colour and marks excels in this - it really holds my attention.

What a lovely tribute Alan - your colour choice is super and your mark making very dynamic. I really like this.

Excellent work Alan , and this struck a chord as it reminds me so much of the great Paul Nashs style of work

Great movement as usual Alan - a vivi composition - love it

Wow! Alan, this is such a lovely painting.

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Painted en-plein-air this morning, this is one of several war cemetaries on Cannock Chase, my interpretation of course. The 26 square miles of the Chase is just a few minutes drive from my home, painted in watercolour and a touch of pastel in the foreground, on Turner Nocturne paper, 11 x 15''.

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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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