Let’s Get Away From the Football

Let’s Get Away From the Football
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Love the looseness of this, Barry. You always manage to get just the right amount of detail without overdoing it.

Thank you Seth, I think the knack of not putting in too much detail was picked up from the Australian watercolour painters, if you have a look at the work of Joseph Zbukvic, Herman Pekel, Amanda Hyatt and Alvaro Castignet you will see how it should be done!!!

Yes, great idea Barry, I'd rather be sitting in your cafe that watching the football. I especially like the people, all excellent and that waiter's pose is spot on. Love the little highlights.

I couldn't agree more . Lovely painting Barry

Thank you Lewis and Dennis.

What a lovely feel this has to it! totally agree with all those comments, Barry!

Love this! Lovely loose technique and beautiful colours.

Great atmosphere, Barry.

Great as usual Barry and I love the title!

Very good work, as usual!

Thanks to Thalia, Margaret, Cesare, Margaret and Maureen.

Love the natural flow of this painting and your use of wet in wet Barry.

Super painting, Barry, and a wonderful red, just wonderful. Marvellous understatement. Brian

Superbly dashed off Barry! A wonderful vagueness about the scene but fully described nonetheless.

Love the painting and it’s the perfect title!

Thank you Carole, Brian, Fiona and Karen.

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08/07/2018
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What with all the heat and early morning light (Not that I am complaining) I was awake early and dashed of this cafe scene. Lot of pigment, lots of water, spraying, blotting and a lot of finger crossing.

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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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