Suilven - balancing act

Suilven - balancing act
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It would terrify me Michael superb

Don't jump Michael. Clever piece including the climber's stance

Eek..... sooner you than me.... I&#39;d love to see the view from up there, but absolutely would never have had the courage to climb up: I couldn&#39;t do it now anyway - having fallen over my own feet in the garden last week, I should be a disaster waiting to happen. <br /><br />But a good, wet in wet, textured watercolour, even if it does make me weak at the knees.

whoo this picture tells a story. I love the height and the tension in this painting.

Thank you Dennis, Derek, Robert and Hazel. Not my best painting by a long chalk but if it engenders a feeling of height and tension as you say, Hazel, that is pleasing.

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17/08/2015
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Seeing Kevin McGinty's wonderful painting recently of Liathach in Glen Torridon, it inspired me to have a go at painting another iconic peak in the far north - Suilven. As my serious climbing days are now over, I can but imagine the sheer exhilaration of being high on a mountain peak surrounded by sky........

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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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