Rye Harbour Nature Reserve,

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve,

Lovely, like the reflections.

You've created a beautiful mood here, Alan. I'm loving your blue/pink phase. Super painting

Love the simplicity and wet feel to this one, Alant

Lovely Alan, looks tranquil.

Beautiful, Alan as always. Love the reflections of the setting sun, and the different colours of the blues.

Very realistic sky, I like the whole painting Alan.

Stunning Alan, reeds too. Lol.

Beautiful!! Just love the colours and that gorgeous reflection on the water.

You are so right Alan many Sunsets are chocolate boxy or just un natural. This one works beautifully.

Gorgeous painting Alan. love the colours. great use of lovely blue and orange.

This is a beauty Alan, I love the pink glow in the sky and the reflections.

Love that sparkle on the water Alan and the colours of course!

Just beautiful Alan, really love this series.

Beautiful as ever, love the light on the water and gorgeous colours 😃

Depth and light Alan beautiful

Gorgeous painting Alan, amazing sky, wonderful colours and reflections. Special atmosphere too.

Superb Impressionism. You've painted so many beautiful winter landscapes in recent months, Alan.

Captured a certain feel to this, soft reflections are wonderful.

Once again my sincere thanks to all of you who took the time and effort to comment.

Lovely atmospheric painting Alan, as you say sunsets are difficult but your rendition of this one works exceptionally well.

Love the colours and the wide format, Alan, very atmospheric.

This is terrific, Alan. Love your blues and that touch of sun on the water.

Beautiful subtle sunset Alan, some great brush work.

Superb colours Alan.

Splendid painting Alan

Fabulous, Alan! Those colours and that beautiful luminosity....I knew it was yours straight away!

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This morning's quick oil sketch. 12 x 20in on canvas board. Sunsets are notoriously difficult as many of us know, they can look so unnatural, not to mention the word chocolate box. This is based very loosley on a photo courtesy once again of Dawn. Although it was a full-blown sunset I have subdued it and introduced shades of blue in the upper part of the sky.

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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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