Farmhouse near Rainow - Colour Trial - Summer

Farmhouse near Rainow - Colour Trial - Summer
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A good idea, David. A lovely sketch.

Really like your colour choice and subject

Great idea, David...just wish I was more computer literate, would save me so much trial and error!!! This is a super choice of colour!

Good idea, and I like the colours on this one.

Thank you all for those appreciative comments. The colours are my simple basic 3 colour sketching palette of ultramarine, raw & burnt siennas. Thalia, the computer aspect is quite straightforward, I don't do apps or additional software. I've asked the editor if Leisure Painter mag would be interested in an article on how to do it. If they aren't I may cover it through my blogs on here.

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28/04/2019
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An example of my colour trial method, done by scanning my ink sketch onto computer, printing it on thick cartridge paper, then trying different colour treatments for a subsequent painting. That way the original ink sketch remains unspoilt.

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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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