When the Sun Breaks Through

Moorland Moods 3 sml

I agree and your painting captures it beautifully.

Lovely work David, super sky.

Thank you both for those appreciative comments. I love painting skies like this. Wet the paper, splash on cobalt top left, then ultramarine and light red top right and hold the board at 45 degrees. Painting time less than 2 minutes, letting it run time 1 minute, and more than a third of your picture finished!

I love this sort of painting and like the lovely free sky.

Thanks, June, so glad you like it. It's all about the light, isn't it? These skies are quick and easy, if you just let go as I described in my previous reply.

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The sort of view to make your heart sing, when the sun breaks through and brings the heather moor, and its farms, to life.

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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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