Low Tide, Ravenglass

Low Tide, Ravenglass

Lovely work David.

Lovely piece David.

This a super picture, David. The whole composition is beautifully balance.

Thank you all for your encouraging comments. As for composition, that's just how it was, even the boat was in just the right place to create a triangle of interest. I have my photo to prove it!

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I just love "edge of the land" places and this was my second visit to Ravenglass where the main street runs straight into the estuary. These cottages are lapped by the water at high tide and are an iconic image to me. The painting is also an exercise in using just two colours - French Ultramarine and Burnt Sienna.

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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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