Winter in Bradford, Yorkshire.

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You can really tell its winter, Nicely done Bob.

Really evocative.

Thank you both for your comments 👍

Posted by Bob Hill on Mon 25 Sep 18:29:54

Thanks Spencer.👍

Posted by Bob Hill on Mon 25 Sep 19:07:19

That looks chilly! Like the figure in the foreground.

Thanks Lynda 😊

Posted by Bob Hill on Mon 25 Sep 21:28:13

Stark yet wonderful. It certainly tells a story.

Thanks Tony.

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 06:09:26

You can feel the bleak chill. Excellent

What an evocative painting Bob.

Excellent painting and reminds me of my visits to Bradford in the 60s.

Thank you for your comments Martin, Heather and Paul. Yes, this was painted from one of my photographs taken in Bradford in the late 60s Paul.

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 08:18:31

Very wintry feel to this.

Yes David, it was certainly cold!😊

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 08:42:54

Very well done Bob.

Great atmosphere Bob.

Thank you George and Denise.👍

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 09:35:52

It looks so cold and desolate Bob. Great winter atmosphere.

I like this very much Bob. Great atmosphere.

Thank you Carole and Fiona.😊

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 11:34:01

I like this one. The muted colours add to the chilly feeling and the atmosphere is pure 1960s.

Striking image Bob!

Thank you for your comments Bill and Alan.👍

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 12:27:52

Thanks Coral.👍

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 15:03:34

Very atmospheric Bob, can feel the cold.

Thank you Carole.😊

Posted by Bob Hill on Tue 26 Sep 19:05:31

We have all been there. Middle of winter, run out of milk, freezing cold, trudge to the local shop in the snow, wishing we were on holiday in the sun. I love it.

Thanks Brian - the joys of winter!😊

Posted by Bob Hill on Fri 20 Oct 19:38:22
Hang on Studio Wall
25/09/2023
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Watercolour sketch in A5 sketchbook. This woman was walking, alone, down the hill, as she had probably done most days of her life. Bradford was still an active industrial city, the streets were not yet clogged with cars and London was swinging. I wonder where her journey took her.

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Bob Hill

I paint anything urban, rural, industrial or coastal that interests me - mostly in watercolour at the moment. Before moving to painting, my main experience of visual art was via photography, so I tend to view things with a photographic bias! I'm not selling anything, I just paint for fun and theā€¦

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