Mist over the Common

Mist over the Common
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Join the club in our history Michael and this is very competent.

You have conveyed the background mist very well Michael, contrasts well with the strong foreground colours.

Lovely atmospheric painting Michael, with the misty background.

Thank you Derek, Stephen & Dympna. On reflection, I think my foreground is a little heavy handed. Apart from the tree trunks, I painted the whole thing with a large squirrel mop which made it a lot easier to paint at speed, wet in wet, mixing colours as I went along. However, perhaps I would have been wise to use a finer brush close up to show some individual grasses, stalks etc.

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12/06/2015
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Based on a birthday card photograph my wife gave me (she is very good at finding me nice subjects to paint!)

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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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