Clapham Old Town, Sunny August Morning

Clapham Old Town, Sunny August Morning

A lovely fresh and spontaneous sketch which catches the light and atmosphere of the scene perfectly. I particularly like the woman in a blue dress, the cycles, and the Victorian architecture.

Beautiful watercolour, John, I like this fresh and loose style.

Lots of scope for paintings in London John. Not too far from where I was born and brought up. Nice style of painting.

Love the way the figures are suggested rather than over painted.

Lovely loose watercolour, of another quite complex scene, well done John.

That's very good John, Lovely feeling of light and sunshine.

I don't know how I have missed these John. They're excellent. Just enough information to tell the story but not overworked, and the people are particularly well painted. Good stuff.

Lovely fresh loose watercolour. I really like your work John, it reminds me of Trevor Camberlain's lovely work.

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John Stevens

I have sketched and painted, mostly plein - air, since my youth but only since recently retiring have I managed to devote some proper time to this lifelong passion. I strive to capture something of the mood and atmosphere that one constantly encounters wandering around London armed with sketching…

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