Somewhere in the Lakes - recycle challenge.


Love the gorgeous rich colours Katy and the figure gives scale to the painting. Fantastic sky.

Anywhere in the Lakes is good enough for me !! Great colours and as said figures or a figure give it scale.

Beautiful colours and nicely composed

Thanks Carole, Richard and Ceri. I think that was why I shelved it for so long because I thought it needed a figure in there but couldn’t decide where, probably didn’t need 25 years though!

A lovely landscape, well recycled nobody would have noticed if you had not said.

25 years?! Blimey Katy, I think finishing a painting in two days is a long It’s a cracker though, like it.

Thanks Paul an Fiona, I suppose recycled isn’t quite the word but if it hadn’t been for the recycle challenge I might not have pulled out all my failed and unfinished work to pick through.

An atmospheric piece that really draws the viewer in. Lovely work!

Thank you Seok.

Ooh this is beautiful Xx

Thank you Amanda, much appreciated.

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Acrylic. I started this about 25 years ago from a photo taken in the Lake District and shelved it. Recently added the figure, with suitably aged hair ( it was originally me in the photo) and this morning tried to improve the sky.

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Katy Dean

I am an amateur artist. I started drawing in 1993 when my husband bought me a £2.50 book on how to draw. I had just lost my horse after 24 years and needed a distraction. I was earning my living, believe it or not, pressing flowers and selling my work at craft shows. In time I introduced a little…

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