Inn (of the sixth happiness?)

Inn (of the sixth happiness?)

Your paintings are always beautiful Michael. You seem to have mastered your medium.

Henry, you are very kind. This one 'worked' but many don't! I don't think one ever masters the medium which has a habit of catching one out. Just when you think you have the answers, it reminds you that you haven't!

Skillfully picked out Michael

Simply gorgeous Michael - love your colours, especially the green in the foreground.

Thank you Frank. I enjoyed painting this because it is beautiful spot that holds good memories - even though the weather is much better in my painting than it ever was when I was there!

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I doubt Ingrid Bergman ever visited this Inn at Wasdale Head in the Lake District but I wouldn't mind betting many hill walkers have and my title probably well describes their feelings after a strenuous day out on the fells. Based on a photo I saw in a book about Wainwright Walks and I was struck by the bright evening sunlight on the white walls contrasting sharply with the deep shadow behind. 14x10 in. on Arches 140lb. 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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