Glimpses of rural Essex 1

Glimpses of rural Essex 1

Lovely sketches David

Always good to see drawings here - and these will tell you so much when you come to paint.

Nice sketch David

Thank you all for those compliments. It's true, Robert, I find it easier to do a loose painting from a simple sketch like these than from a photo.

Hang on Studio Wall

Four 10 minute sketches from a recent trip to Essex. When there's no possibility of painting I find a travelling sketchbook ideal. Doing quick pen sketches four on an A4 page saves time, and paper!

About the Artist
David Whitehead

I have always loved the British landscape – walking in it, photographing it and now, since early retirement, painting it in watercolour. I prefer to paint in the field and have experienced all the difficulties the British weather can present to a painter, from the sun drying the paint on the…

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