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Like this Michael - the Scottish highlands and steam trains are just a wonderful combo.

Great depiction with so few colours Michael.Lovely.

So effective with a limited palette.

Wonderful for ‘made up in your head’ Michael.

The overall effect is excellent Michael and I love the sky and the smoke from the train also as said the limited palette works so well.

A look back in time, yes they were great. Love this atmospheric painting.

Thank you for all your kind comments. It would be much better as a video with the sound of the loco and perhaps a whistle! 😊

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Rain, ice or snow, the train gets through. A scene out of my head of a train in the Scottish Highlands in the days of steam. Those were the days .... I miss them.

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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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