Diglee Farm, Whaley Moor - sepia

diglee farm whaley moor sepia

Very nicely painted, I prefer the one with the colours.

Thank you, Paul. So do I, that's the secret of tonal Colour Trials. After doing this one I realised the big walls weren't light enough, so I emphasised the tonal contrast in the colour version.

Very nice David, love these limited palette sketches.

Thank you, David. You can't have a more limited palette than one colour, can you? I find tonal trials in sepia or indigo fascinating.

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Diglee Farm, Whaley Moor - sepia. A quick tonal Colour Trial on cartridge paper from an original ink sketch, using the method described in my Leisure Painter article (Feb 2021) and my book “A Painter’s Dozen”.

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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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