Cottage near Stoke by Nayland

Cottage near Stoke by Nayland

Well worth your precarious parking position, Barry. It's a very nice loose watercolour indeed. Lovely sense of light.

Fantastic watercolour Barry!

Lovely watercolour Barry.

Lovely, freely painted watercolour Barry.

Nice painting Barry looks very professional , love it.

Missed this wonderful watercolour, Barry.

Thank you all for your lovely comments, it's great to have a place to post my work and share my experiences with others.

Good painting !

Very well painted Barry. Good composition and the use of plenty of darks accentuates the strong feeling of light. The light on the cottage roof stands out and the shadows across the road look good. You have managed to paint this in a nice loose but controlled way avoiding unnecessary detail. Well done.

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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.

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Barry Hulme

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…

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