A Day at Steeple Aston.

A Day at Steeple Aston.

Nice one Barry this scene suits your style a treat

Thanks Dennis your correct I always like this type of subject.

Lovely iddylic scene where the shadows tell the story and the time of day Barry.

This is super Barry,me specially as it is an 'on the spot' work.

Good composition Barry, I like your street scenes.

love this one Barry, looks like a very inviting village

Thank you Jim, Stephen, Fiona and David.

Thank you Margaret.

Gorgeous Barry looking forward to the studio work also

Your plein air sessions are going really well Barry. Nice light and shadows.

Posted on Sat 12 Aug 15:32:54

Thank you Dennis and Ibolya, I expect the studio piece will be more accurate but lack some of the spontaneity of painting on the spot. Given the choice I will choose Plein air every time.

Lovely plein air work, Barry. I look forward to the studio painting.

Thank you Pete, it will probably be a few weeks before I take it on but not too long as I want to have the memories fresh in my mind.

Hang on Studio Wall

Out with the Plein air group yesterday. The Wiltshire village of Steeple Ashton offered a host of painting opportunities and after a good scout around I chose a landscape view of the main street with the church tower. I was a little disappointed with my initial wash of the grass which failed to reflect the bright sunshine of the day to my satisfaction. I feel a studio painting coming on!!! It was a lovely day with lots of friendly residents coming out to chat and the Longs Arms provided needed sustenance at lunchtime.

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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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