Cumbrian landscape

Cumbrian landscape

Lovely work Michael, can't wait for summer.

Lake District looks so beautiful, Merry Christmas to you too :)

Yes it does to me Michael. A lovely place and a well constructed painting. Merry Christmas.

Lovely range of colours in this, Michael, especially the sky.

Merry Christmas Michael a beauty

A lovely scene so well painted. Have a merry Christmas Michael.

It does yes Michael, smashing piece

Thank you Stephen, Maria, Chris, Jenny, Dennis, Andre & Derek. I am pleased that it is recognisable as a Lakes scene. I love that part of the world and still manage to wheeze and gasp to the tops now and then. The views are often so rewarding and there is always the downhill return to the pub for a pint and a pasty to look forward to!

Gorgeous watercolour Michael......have a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2016!

Lovely painting, Michael, of a wonderful land that I have discovered only in a British magazine. A Happy Christmas to you too.

Lovely work, Michael. Merry Yuletide.

Thank you Fiona, Cesare and Jennifer and a very happy Christmas to you all.<br /><br />Cesare - the Lake District is even better for real - you must come and visit!

Hi Michael I am just texting to tell you I took your advice I have added white to the windmill sails and cast a shadow under the sails it looks better to me thankyou for good advice .

Lovely painting, great style. :)

Another great painting, Michael. Do I see a touch of the JF-W showing through here? Have just caught up with your work after your trip to Australia - were some of these scenes painted out there or later? Hope you enjoyed yourselves

Hello Tony - if a touch of JF-W shows, then I'm a happy man! Great time in Aussie but all painting done here at home. Would love to have taken painting equipment but space and weight made it impossible. Away nearly 6 weeks and had to cram in wedding gear for niece's wedding as well. So limited to sketching plus photos - even that was trying when temp. reached close to 40 C in the shade! The more I think about it, our temperate climate and scenery gives us the ideal weather and subjects to paint - certainly in watercolour.

Hang on Studio Wall

A distant fell, a stone bridge, a couple of houses and the beck tumbling over the rocks in the foreground. An imaginary scene but I hope it says 'Lake District' to those who know the area. A Happy Christmas to you all.

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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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