Southwold Harbour Mouth, Afternoon Light

Southwold Harbour Mouth, Afternoon Light

Beautiful study high tide low tide, I share your facination.

Posted by Holger . on Wed 23 Mar 20:19:23

Thanks, Holger, the location and lighting must take the credit, really!

Hang on Studio Wall

On the way home, I was struck by the difference in appearance from lower down the beach at low tide. The metal stanchions seemed to overlap and merge into a solid wall, and the distant outline of Sizewell became more obvious. I have painted Sizewell larger than life to balance the picture, after all Turner magnified some of his Yorkshire waterfalls to increase their impact, didn't he?

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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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