Cowshed and Copse

Cowshed and Copse

Another super watercolour David, again I can see the Wesson / Fletcher Watson influence. Good use of tone and the furrows in the ground take us nicely to the light barn, counter changed by the dark trees.

Thanks Stephen. I think if you study the work of Wesson, Fletcher-Watson and their followers even quite mundane views you find on walks can make pictures like this.

Beautifully portrayed David.

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Every Tuesday morning, weather and holidays permitting, three of us paint outdoors in our local fields and woods. I travel light, using a 1/4 Imperial painting frame, 200lb Bockingford rough paper, a limited palette of 12 colours and just three brushes. This is a typical result.

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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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