Small farm, Princetown, Dartmoor

Small farm, Princetown, Dartmoor

My aim here was to bring atmosphere into the painting ( sky and mist effect) and make the farm stand out. I also knocked down the dry stone wall to allow the viewer to get into the painting.

A really beautiful painting, David - I love the wheeling birds against the wonderful sky, the mists rising and the house set so well against the trees - super! ( thanks for knocking the wall down btw!)

Certainly has atmosphere, lovely delicate painting.

Certainly atmospheric David. You have achieved.

Very nice David. Soft atmospheric washes and very watercolour. The evergreen trees on the right push the background Tor nicely back inyo the distance.

A smasher David and objective achieved

This really is a beauty, David. Love the atmosphere and the delicate colours.

A superb conclusion to your day out and sketch David. Some lovely effects, beautiful done.

Thank you every one for your very kind comments

Such a place of grandeur David and I especially love that creeping background mist.

I will have a look for this scene next time I am out that way. I love your treatment of the Tor and the cottage looks so crisp. Sadly many of the dry stone walls are falling into disrepair and not being mended.

I really like this painting David. The colours are so subtle and beautiful. It’s interesting to see which colours you’ve used too.

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Watercolour 20" x 16" This painting was done last week from my sketch. See below. I also used photographs as well. The Tor in the distance is called Great Mis Tor. For the sky i used: Raw S, Cobalt B, Raw U and Brown M. Cloud shadow - CB + RU + BM, this makes a nice shadow colour in the sky when also using Raw Sienna and as well on other parts of the painting, it is also used for the foreground shadow as well.

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David Pilgram

David Pilgram is a Professional watercolour artist. He has exhibited, run courses and was guest artist on major cruise ships for many years(Saga and Fred Olsen) He demonstrated at the NEC, Birmingham and Published many articles for the`Leisure Painter` art magazine. He has Exhibited at:…

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