Snowy Lane near Adlington

Snowy Lane near Adlington

what snow - we didn't get any. Your painting makes me feel chilly - lovely tree.

This is a beautiful watercolour, and so well composed. Adlington near Chorley, Lancashire, by any chance?

Thank you all for your kind words, glad you like it, but the composition and colours are down to Mother Nature, really! Ruth, it's Adlington, Cheshire, close to where I live, and Valerie - we only had a day of snow. It was, however, a day when I couldn't get out there to paint it, so I photographed the light and colours on the field behind our house, then picked a sketch from my local sketchbooks and blended the two in an indoor painting.

I saw my maidenname and had to look David. Its lovely. Cold, chilly but lovely .

Lovely snow scene, David.

A couple of super watercolours David.

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Enthused by the recent snowy weekend I created two snow scenes at home from my local sketchbooks, using the same limited palette of Cobalt Blue, French Ultramarine, Burnt Sienna & Quinacridone Sienna. This is the first.

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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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