Market square. France

Market square. France

Very nice Tessa. Lovely scene

The figures are good, Tessa. They all look like they're actually doing something. I particularly like the girl with the ponytail, you've got her action dead right.

Cheers Dennis and Lewis. :)

It looks great Tessa, your figures are really good.

Many thanks Margaret.

I love the pink colour in the shaded areas. It gives that warm shadow feeling that you get in the summer. You captured the atmosphere of a typical french market really well.

Posted on Sat 03 Feb 13:17:48

I too shy away from putting figures in a painting Tessa, your figures are very good, lots of animation.

Thank you Ibolya and Fiona for your kind comments.

Thank you Maureen! :)

Very nice, Tessa. Love the subtle colour variations in the background.

Thanks so much Shirley.

Many thanks Dermot. :)

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Oil on board done at a recent class with Nigel fletcher. We were concentrating on the figures which we often shy away from, and trying to make the background fairly vague. Hopefully I’ve got the feel of a hot sunny day!

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Tessa Gwynne

I have returned to painting over the last few years having relocated from Cardiff to the Cotswolds in 2009 and joined the Guiting Power Art Group. Although I did a year's Foundation Course at art college after leaving school, I hadn’t painted much in the interim, except for a few attempts here and…

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