North Bay Bridlington

North Bay Bridlington

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This is a large oil painting 76 x 100cm, on canvas. It's the third painting of 4 of the same scene, treated in a similar manner, though slightly different in size, composition or tone. I've just glazed it with a touch of alizarin crimson to add a pink glow to a cold day. The first painting was duller, possibly a bit more atmospheric. This still took a long time to paint even though I've painted the same scene before. It's surprising how many people say "I've walked on that beach many times" - it leads from Bridlington to Sewerby and is popular with tourists and locals, though often deserted in winter.

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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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