Toby and Pug


Lovely painting 🖼

A lovely building and a very good painting of it.

Lovely painting Alan, bet they're delighted

Thank you Faye, Paul and Heather I was a little worried as they asked for a house portrait then to include Toby and their dog, I politely explained that my fading eyesight coupled with the small scale I would not be capable so we compromised with them looking into the scene, thankfully they loved it

Hi all, I’ve a bit of a problem, when I log onto this site on my iPad it loads all the text but no graphics, so when I get notification that an artist has a new post I can see the title of the piece and comments but not the art itself which is frustrating as some the titles sound really interesting so apologies for my non participation recently

Thank you Spencer yes design is the key to watercolour something to which I fail all to often, I ran out of light towards the end and reverted to body colour and just about got away with it

Lovely watercolour Alan.

Excellent watercolour Alan, had a look at your gallery........really good and a very skilled watercolourist.

Thank you Dympna, it was commissioned by Toby Marshall of Marshall’s restaurant, Yarm, tiny coincidence 😀

Thank you David, coming from an accomplished artist your comments really appreciated,

Hang on Studio Wall

Commissioned watercolour

About the Artist
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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