The red van

The red van

Your techie base should never hinder you as it hasn't me Peter. This a very good image and the red van makes it.

Thanks Derek, glad you like it. I don't do townscapes very often preferring seascapes and landscapes, this was my first street scene for years and I was somewhat nervous about it especially the buildings. My background makes me want to do a detailed drawing of each building whereas as a painter I prefer a looser approach...resolving the conflict makes for an interesting process!

Hang on Studio Wall

Based on a couple of quick pencil sketches and notes plus a photograph while sneaking a visit to the National Gallery on a work trip to London. The colours have not photographed too well and looked a bit 'washed out', maybe due to thte artificial light in my home studio.

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Peter Davison

Trained as a Surveyor so cursed with a background in technical drawing, something that I have striven to overcome with varying degrees of success. Attended drawing classes at an Art College and continued drawing for years before going on to watercolour and now oils. Favourite subjects are boats, theā€¦

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