Iping Bridge, Winter

Iping bridge sml

Good sketch David

This is a lovely scene.

Interesting effect of the use of lines which seem to speed the observer on and over the bridge.

Thank you all for those encouraging comments. In pre-Covid times, this small village in West Sussex was a regular holiday haunt for us, just inland from Chichester Harbour. The River Rother sweeps around both sides of the island on the right to dive under the bridge.

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Sketched later in pen & wash from a photo taken on a winter’s walk.

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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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