Slioch in Winter

Slioch in Winter
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This is beautiful Val! A majestic scene.

Super pastel work Val and stunning Scottish scenery!

Thanks Sarah and Debs, much appreciated.

Excellent ! Really captures the bulk of Slioch, love the colors in the bright highland clear air.

Posted by K 0 on Mon 03 Nov 19:56:15

Stunning colour Val, that blue against the rust colour looks super!

like the pastel work Val and the subject, another nice one .

I really like the composition, striking colours adding to the drama.

Many thanks Kevin, Louise, Graham, Rosalind and Glennis this is just the boost I need to get me back painting :)

Hi Val you haven't lost your touch a beautiful painting. I have not been on this site much since losing Max a year ago. I was in hospital for three months Betty

Sorry, I missed this one, Val (too taken up with producing one-liners!). This has all the magic and rich colours of Scotland and it has almost taken on an abstract quality with the swathes of colour criss-crossing the painting. A beautiful scene well captured.

Thank you Betty and Thea for your lovely comments. Betty it's so nice to hear from you again, take care and I look forward to seeing more of your scratchboards. I hope you are still doing them, they were great. Thea, I'm pleased you felt it had a slight abstract quality to it because that is what struck me about the scene too. I must give your one liner challenge a go :)

So glad I have found your work Val. This is a beautiful pastel full of gorgeous colours...

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13/04/2015
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Not done very much all summer for various reasons but slowly trying to get back into it. This is soft pastel on pastelmat and though I have several of my own images of Slioch, mainly in spring and summer, I used a reference photo by Paul Acarnley on PMP for this winter scene. Thanks for taking a peek :)

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Val Kenyon

I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…

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