An Impression of Castle Stalker

An Impression of Castle Stalker
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I like thisimpressionist painting very much Val, the lovely solid colours and palette and the lack of detail works really well. Are you familiar with Brian Cook's landscapes, this painting is very reminiscent of his style?

Thanks Christine and thank you for introducing me to Brian Cook. I see what you mean about his landscapes and he's a big fan of colour too, just like me:)

Love the quirky twist to castle stalker Val! Great colours!

Really stands out from the gallery Val - love the colours used.

Marvellous depth here and very effective approach :)

Sorry, a bit late, but thank you very much Fiona, Michael and Lesley. Your comments mean a lot.

This more than works, Val - I like the edgy quality and the slightly abstract look of the painting. Very eye-catching indeed.

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31/03/2015
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My watercolour attempts at this castle have all ended in the bin so I gave up and tried an impression of it in gouache instead. Suppose to represent the castle in late afternoon sun (hence the long dark shadow) as it looked last May when we had a small spell of really hot weather. Not sure it works. Thanks for looking, C & C welcome.

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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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