Sun on the Blackshore, Colour Trial

CT sun on the blackshore 1 sml

Roll on good weather … and another great drawing and painting David

A very nice drawing , I like the colours you have used.

Thank you all for those compliments, glad you like it. It's a simple limited palette, Paul, which works best with this type of quick Colour Trial~ ultramarine, burnt & raw siennas, . There's no pressure with these Colour Trials; if the colours don't please me, I just print off another copy on cartridge paper and paint it in different colours/ weather/ season.

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My recent paintings of the Blackshore all seem to show bad weather so here’s a Colour Trial of a sunny scene. Painted on a cartridge paper computer print from my ink sketch.

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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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