Yacht's and Barges on the Swale.

Yacht's and Barges on the Swale.

caught the eye, good one

Great colours Alan, I like the boats and the reflection on the water

Posted by Holger . on Tue 05 Jul 08:45:00

Well used Alan, you are so versatile.

Lovely and vibrant Alan. Did you have to prepare the mountboard for the pastel first? Enjoy your prize.

Thanks everyone, no Adele, as it comes, just added a darker colour that's all, Mountboard is ideal for pastel.

Another beautiful painting, Alan. The red works very well.

You're making excellent use of your prize Alan.....your lines and squiggles give so much energy and life.

Another cracker, Alan!I love those clouds as much as I love the boats! Lovely work!

Splendid work Alan it's a beautifully lively piece and I love the colours

Congratulations, Alan, so well deserved! A super piece, love the very bold and powerful lines and marks. This piece is a cracker!

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Pastel 15 x 11in on Ivory mountboard, a wash of Phalo blue acrylic applied to give me the base colour that was needed. I don't do many pastels although they are enjoyable, just had quite a few different sets of Caran D'ache products arrive, my Patching's award winning prize, so I had better get them used.

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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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