Towards New House Farm

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Beautiful scene, beautifully painted. Very evocative of a restful walk.

Really good David

Thank you all for those compliments. Yes, it is a simple scene and I've painted or sketched it a few times as it's only 20 yards from the new footbridge in my previous post. Perhaps it was a case of absence makes the paint flow stronger, coming back to it after lockdown?!

Very nice work, I was thinking the same about the gate.

Thanks, Stephen, glad you like it. Wirecutters did cross my mind but luckily I'm too responsible to get painters a bad name!

Fabulous 🧑🏻‍🎨

Yes wirecutters would be useful to the artist, if I try to alter a gate to appear open it usually looks false!

Hang on Studio Wall

Painted outdoors in my local fields yesterday. I would have liked to open the broken gate to improve the composition but it was firmly wired shut. Glorious weather for being back at the easel.

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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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