Cottage near Stoke by Nayland
After a morning painting and sketching at Stoke by Nayland I wanted to get some photographs of a water mill that is situated nearby. Having taken the photos I turned around and went back to my car only to see this before me, as I was parked in a rarther precarious position I quickly took a photo and returned to the studio at Dedham Hall where I was staying. I painted this picture from the photo but did use a bit of artistic licence as the tree on the right did partly obscure the end of the cottage and I felt this would improve the composition. It's painted on Arches 140lb not half imperial.
About the Artist
I started painting in 2004, I am influenced by Wesson, Seago and many of the great masters, more recently I enjoy the work of Steve Hall, John Hoar and Alvaro Castignet to name but a few. I paint in a loose style and try to simplify as I can. The medium I enjoy most is watercolour but dabble with…View full profile