Limewashed Stone Cottages


Good use of the toned paper to create a super painting. I've used Talens sketchbooks (they are cheap) but did not know they made pads of different shades.

Always well drawn. The painting exudes heat

This stood out right away Alan, lovely work.

Andrew, they’re called ‘Toned Colour Mix, Warm Colours’, pads of A4 and A3.

Oh a little beauty here Alan. Paper works well 🥰

Like the colours in this one Alan, the paper works really well 🙂

Lovely sketch of these interesting old buildings- full of warmth!

I share your enthusiasm for toned paper. This is lovely!

What a lovely piece of work!

Love the warm colours.

I like this a lot.

Very nice, interesting to see the toned paper.

This is such an effective pastel piece Alan. I love the detail on the buildings.

Fabulous work Alan, the colours are gorgeous.

Beautiful, caught my eye straight away.

I really like the use of toned paper Alan, it’s a great background to all your superb tones and colours-

This is really beautiful Alan and the paper adds so much to the work.

Love this Alan, sorry for slow comment but I nearly missed it!

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Talens van Gough soft pastels with some pastel pencil for the detail on windows etc, Talens A3 Toned Red paper.

About the Artist
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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