LP Painting Project
Bob Elcock's LP Painting Project from John Williams Landscape Sketch. I saw this project in the latest LP mag and also saw a few versions on the gallery so I thought I would have a go. I used to live in the North West near Cumbria and there were lots of barns like these ones dotted around the countryside. Barns tend to be portrayed as quite dark and solid, but I remember seeing them with the stonework and mellow roofs glowing in the sunshine, so I decided that was how I was going to interpret the sketch. There is lots of greenery in the scene (which rather freaked me out) but I took my courage in both hands and sailed forth into battle with my bete noire colour! Watercolour.
About the Artist
I am a watercolourist first and foremost as I love the qualities of the medium, its riskiness and unpredictability. I started painting about 8 years ago and it has now become an integral part of my life. Hopefully, I will continue to paint into my dotage as I am given to understand that you can…View full profile