A courtyard bathed in sunshine
This is based on an article and painting demo by Nicholas Poullis in The Artist Magazine. I was attracted by the light in his painting and the striking central archway. I have adapted the scene by adding an imaginary extension to the buildings and a courtyard. I have no idea where this might be (possibly Provence?) but it was fun to paint and dream of sunshine and warmth on a chilly January day!
About the Artist
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…View full profile