Summer on the Summer Isles

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Looks very appealing Michael, especially the rich blue of the water.

Very nice landscape

You have conveyed the loveliness of the place and a beautiful sky.

You have got a lovely light in this painting Michael- a real clarity.

Very good use of colour and tone here Michael.

Thank you all for visiting the Summer Isles. Perhaps my sea is a little too blue but I do remember days when it looked like that. Chrissie - I’m pleased the feeling of light struck you; so important in a painting I think.

Like it Michael

Thank you Heather. Hope your lovely great niece liked her portrait - so much more difficult to do than landscapes!

Thank you Dennis - I rather like the idea of the little cottage as my Covid lockdown hideaway!

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A group of islands off the west coast of Scotland. On a fine summer's day there is nowhere better to be. Memories for me of bronzing in the sun as late as October some 60 years ago! Attempts have been made to farm on the islands but it was a tough life for anyone trying to do it with the rocky ground and wild wet winters.

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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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