Arbor Low Stone Circle

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I love the way you have handled the atmospheric background and the warm textures in the foreground. Perfect

Thank you for that encouraging comment, Judith. Much appreciated.

Lovely watercolour with lots of strong contrast in the foreground and subtle background and sky, I love it

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Even the archaeologists can't agree why the stones lie flat in this Neolithic henge in the Peak District, but it's still an ideal spot for communing with the ancients while painting. I made full use of Daniel Smiths granulating earth colours here to complement the gritty, elemental feel of the site.

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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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