Castlerigg Stone Circle


Good one Paul

One of my favourite places, beautifully represented Paul!

Wonderfully atmospheric Paul.

Like this Paul!

Looks wonderful Paul, great looking sky.

Very atmospheric and mysterious, Paul!

Many thanks Heather , Anthony,Carole, Fiona ,Denise and Anne for you very kind comments they are appreciated a lot .

Beautiful painting

Thank you Romila for you kind comment.

It is indeed a favourite place and you have captured the atmosphere very well against the distant fells and am sure Blencathra.

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Watercolour of Castlerigg stone circle, near Keswick in Cumbria. Raised in 4000 to 5000 BC one of the oldest in Britain . Built on a low hill to the southeast of Keswick , the contractor is not known but could be old Wimpy . Bit of artistic license with the sun as it should be to the left of the painting , however the paint did its own thing and formed what looks like the sun on the right so I went with the flow .

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Paul (Dixie) Dean

I have sketched most of my life on and off I became interested in watercolour following a spinal injury whilst in hospital but did not follow it up. My eldest daughter bought me a beautiful wooden box set of half pans about twenty five years ago I dabbled on and off until retirement twelve years…

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