United Bus co.


Great picture, and brings back memories of getting around the NY Moors on United buses back in the sixties.

Thanks Tony, yes a Darlington company missed by many, nothing like including a bus in scene to inject some colour

Yes the bus adds colour, but the streetlight in the background, that's a stroke of atmospheric genius. I think most artists would have focussed solely on the bus.

Great painting Alan

I’m glad you think so thanks, I was a concerned I’d over done it, I Find it difficult to stop using all the watercolour tricks in one painting, I appreciate your comments

Looks very cold and wintery. Excellent piece of work.

Thank you Heather and Stephen, cold seems to be my theme at the moment, or maybe trying to save paint haha

Super watercolour Alan, gorgeous washes.

Thank you Fiona

Beautiful painting Alan. You've portrayed the cold atmosphere and dampness perfectly through clever use of colour and lights on the bus and streetlamp. Even the poor girl looks cold... I hope it was her bus!

Thanks Susan, no worries for her next stop is bus station half a mile away, bit of artistic license

Thank you Maureen

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Alan Lidster

After years away from painting I have finally reactivated myself and studio at East Cowton in North Yorkshire, for a period in the 1990's I successfully exhibited and sold paintings from 'The Nolton Gallery' in Bridgend mid. Glamorgan but through circumstance have not painted for a while, so I was…

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