The Roaches from Morridge Moor

roaches from morridge moor

I like this one too David

Good composition and the treatment of the foreground is interesting; works well.

Thank you all for taking the time to comment, much appreciated. Michael, I like your summit pun, the lovely airy feel is just a trig of the light!

just take a deep lungfuls of this fresh air. Captured brilliantly David

Thank you, Brian. With the government's coronavirus restrictions announced today I don't think I'll be enjoying fresh air here for the next twelve weeks! Just have to keep painting it.

Hang on Studio Wall

The Staffordshire Moorlands are probably the most overlooked part of the Peak District, and consequently a favourite place for my walks prospecting painting subjects. Painted at home from one of my photos, using Daniel Smith’s wonderfully granulating pigments and letting them run wild.

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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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