The Lockkeeper's Cottage, Heybridge Basin

The Lockkeeper's Cottage, Heybridge Basin

Nice bright crisp work David,

Lovely feeling of light here David.

It says 'Summers Day' David, nice painting.

Super work David, I like how you have picked out the blue in the boats and also the blue tone in the roof.

Light is beautiful !!

So bright and clean David, super painting.

A lovely work David,

Thank you all very much for those kind comments. Much as I like painting bleak moorland wildscapes, bright sunlit softer scenes do seem to make more impact, don't they?

An excellent piece, with lovely composition and light.

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I recently spent a weekend painting with a friend in Essex. This spot was a favourite of Edward Wesson's and I think this painting benefitted from his influence.

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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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