Lovely graded washes Michael, great sky and the little boat finishes it off perfectly.

Beautifully atmospheric painting. Love your treatment of the mountains.

Beautiful watercolour Michael. Love the sky and the colours.

I'm in envy of the way you've done the sky Michael.

I love this,beautiful sky,lovely simple watercolour, your enthusiasm shines through,I too came to watercolour late unfortunately I have not progressed as well as yourself.

Took me straight back to my fellwalking days,spot on Michael,Bob.

Thank you all for your kind words. Robert - keep at it; I assure you that for every half decent watercolour I turn out, three or four get torn in half! And Bob - greetings from another fell walker. I still get out on them occasionally but one thing I have learnt in my mid seventies is that the hills and mountains of the Lake District have grown higher since my youth......by a factor of about 10 in fact. Skiddaw and Blencathra are now about 30000 feet and require oxygen - or did on my last visit in the summer of 2014.

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Watercolour - the lake on a benign day. 14x10 in. on Arches Rough

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Michael Trask

Hello. I am a retired Chartered Building Surveyor who took up watercolours at the age of 66 fifteen years ago. It is never too late! Whilst I could always draw and understood perspective ( my training helped that) I had never painted other than a few sketches for clients as an articled pupil 60…

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