Down to the Beach

Down to the Beach

A lovely piece with a tranquil atmosphere. Beautfully done.

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This is an acrylic on canvas approx 60 x 50 cm. The grasses have texture and I tried a bit of collage with dried grass etc found on the water's edge after high tide. I'm not a great fan of acrylics and prefer oils for blending potential, though I found it was easy and quick to paint and the colours are bighter and fresher because of the simple scene. I still have to resist the urge to "fiddle" and spoil paintings towards the end (sometimes I'm still changing things after I've framed a painting - ridiculous!!)

About the Artist
Pat Thompson

I've been painting almost ten years, initially with watercolours, then moving on to oils and other media. I am self taught, though have attended several short painting courses. I paint as a hobby and also belong to 2 art groups in Yorkshire. I exhibit through them and local galleries. I loveā€¦

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