July Challenge – Summer Skyscape#8. View from a Patio.
Painted this yesterday morning sat on the patio with my pochade box. A formation of interesting cloud structures which was worth capturing. I try and look for colours within all those greys that we tend to see in the UK, then I’ll exaggerate these hues to create something a little more intense and vibrant. After all, isn’t that what an artist is supposed to do? Not simply paint what he sees – I leave that to the photographers! Oil on board 30 x 40cm.
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