Summer Evening at Lands End
Whenever I've had a break from painting, I always begin again with pastels. I used one of my own photographs and a quick plein air preparatory sketch I made during our holiday in Cornwall at the end of August last year. The early evening light was really soft, almost - but not quite - blurring the horizon line. I used copper brown Canson Mi Tientes mixed media paper, and tried out some of the techniques in recent articles by Steve Hall and Janette Summerfield in The Artist.
About the Artist
I'm a busy Churchwarden from a rural parish in South Shropshire. I've been painting and drawing for 11 years - so I would describe myself as an experienced amateur. I've picked up a few art prizes at Tenbury Agricultural Show as well as exhibiting with Tenbury and District Art Club. I did my…View full profile