Farmhouse, Sparrowpit

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Really good David, like the whole scene and colours

Glad you like it Heather. I'm afraid the scene is down to artistic licence, the farmhouse is in one part of Sparrowpit, the view beyond is from another part. I wanted to emphasise the sense of living on the edge.

Hang on Studio Wall

I've always taken photos for a file named "Photos for Painting" but rarely used it as I much prefer painting outdoors. I had thought it would be used in my old age when the legs and lungs wouldn't get me to the places I love any more. But Covid-19 has brought that day forward so here's today's lockdown effort from my painting shed.

About the Artist
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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