Stafford Castle from the West - small oil sketch.
30 x 40cm en-plein-air oil sketch on canvas board, painted a couple of days ago. I made an early start so not a lot of light around hense the slightly muted colours. A ray of light did appear and created a patch of 'sunlight' on the distant fields which always helps. This is the first of two that I painted at the scene that morning, I moved position to another vantage point for the second one. Just my usual rapid and unrefined sketches for posible larger studio work at a later date.
About the Artist
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…View full profile