Cottages and Tree Take Two

Cottages and Tree Take Two

I really like this Barry, the large tree is a great shape!

Thank you Margaret, the tree is a wonderful shape I just hope I have done it justice.

I thought I'd seen this before. Love the effect of light, and your ability to convey complex things simply.

Love that tree and that splash of yellow. We’re never satisfied are we? I like both versions.

that's lovely, a great composition, lovely colours, especially the brick red of the rooftops, brings it to life.

Good light and love the star of the show, that tree Barry.

Thank you Lewis, as my mentor is Steve Hall and with the influences from Wesson and Seago simplification is a must, glad I am getting it right. Also thanks to Ellen, you are quite correct we are never satisfied but perhaps that what drives us on.

Thank you Linda and Carole, it’s an absolute beauty of a tree isn’t it?

Lovely again Barry yes if you leave it a while and take a fresh look you see it very differently. It's lovely though Barry

Well controlled watercolour Barry, super clean washes.

Thank you John, Dennis and Alan.

This works very well - nice free painting

Hang on Studio Wall

I decided to have another go at this scene but as often happens I was not happy with the result. However, whilst doing my usual scrutiny which involves propping it up the the lounge for a few days and studying it from different angles and light. I find this distances me from the process of painting and errors often become apparent after a casual glance whilst watching tv. On this occasion I used a mount and found that this cut down view improved the painting.

About the Artist
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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