Early sun - plein air

Early sun - plein air
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I was impressed with this piece yesterday when I spotted it Peter. I do love that sky, so easy to overdo these and look a bit sickly! I also like your minimal treatment of the grassland. The only thing I would have done is added a strong highlight to a portion of the stream.

Thanks Alan, much appreciated. I take your point bout a highlight on the stream, maybe a bit of final touching to do.

You're welcome Peter, I see its made the home-page gallery!

Love your palette, Peter, plein air is always best even when cold!!

Thanks Thalia, the fingers were getting a bit numb towards the end.

Really love this, beautiful colours and a lovely calm feel to it

Thanks Rachel, that's very kind.

I really like this painting in all ways.

This is so lovely and relaxing and I love the vapour from the planes. I often sit out in the garden and look up at those. Gorgeous painting !!

Thank you Val-Irene and Audrey, it is good to know someone appreciates it.

Excellent painting Peter

Thanks Dermot, much appreciated.

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25/04/2018
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Plein air oil sketch on a day that was a lot cooler than it might look

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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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