Autumn Landscape - October Challenge.


Your skies are alive - you have the ability to REALLY look at them: so many of us don't, frankly .... bit of blue, cloud or two, 'it's only background': oh no it's not! Dead skies equal dead paintings.

Thanks Robert, with a low horizon it is important to inject some interest into that big vast sky, glad you like it.

Eye catching and gorgeous Alan -love the sky and the earthy darks brilliant!

A bold, stand-out colour exercise Alan. I like the seasonal darks and browns in the foreground. Nice work.

Love this Alan. Super energy, light and colour and totally agree with Robert about the sky. The yellows and greens are so well balanced and harmonious.

Excellent work as usual, Alan...and what a sky!

A big bold sky full of colour, and the autumn shades in the trees are just wonderful Alan. Very well done.

A lovely scene, I love the autumnal browns.

A smashing painting as always, Just Love your sky Alan.

Great windswept sky lighting up the Autumn trees. Vibrant and interesting Alan.

Well your sky is definitely a strong point in this painting Alan, but it wouldn't look so impressive without those delicately placed brush marks of colour for the trees in the foreground. Nice work.

Lively sky with vibrant colours, really glows. Excellent.

Like the overall effect with the strong colours and the impressionistic look.

A really great painting, the sky does it for me, the whole painting is so good.

Just love this, Alan, composition and colours. It’s really lovely.

Very nice work Alan, has a modern feel to it.

Beautiful painting, fab colours and energy.

Corrrr......gorgeous Alan! Fabulous palette and composition.

The colours are superb Alan, the vibrancy of the sky is exceptional

Thanks everyone, greatly appreciated.

Agree with all top drawer again Alan

Smashing landscape, Alan.

Hang on Studio Wall

My third and final contribution to the October challenge, and what an enjoyable one this month! 40 x 50cm oil on board. It’s a view from my studio window, painted in one short rapid session last week.

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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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