Morning Light, Aldeburgh Beach

Morning Light, Aldeburgh Beach

What a lovely sketch, simple yet really atmospheric.

Nice light in this sketch David, Love it

lovely sketch David thats the view I saw in the summer lovely hazy quality of light

Lovely loose and interesting sketch David.

Consider it captured!

I love Aldeburgh, it still seems to retain the atmosphere of a working fishing beach, despite the takeover of its housing and shops by London yuppies and luvvies. Just 4 colours in the mixes here: cobalt, light red, raw sienna and a touch of cad red.

You really captured that light! Like those soft and calm washes on the sky and the beach.

Glad you like it, Detlef. Thank you for taking the time to look at my earlier paintings, too.

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A quick pen & wash sketch, trying to capture that elusive East Coast morning light.

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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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