Old Gang Mines Swaledale.

Old Gang Mines Swaledale.

Beautifully caught Brian. As a textile engineer long ago, I've probably made the patterns for all those items. Great memories.

I must admit I like old rusty things too - this is beautifully painted, Brian.

Beautiful subject Brian and perfectly executed. Love the way you painted the rust and the stone walls.

The rust is so beautifully depicted Brian, excellent!

Thanks for the lovely comments. The picture was painted from a photograph I took whilst walking Wainwrights Coast to Coast a couple of years ago. The route goes straight through the site of the Old Gang Mines & adds an extra bit of interest to it. Fascinating.

Lovely work and an interesting subject. Well done!

Very well observed and beautifully painted.

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Once many men toiled in these parts alas this is one of the few items that remain in order to remember them.

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Brian Ward

I’m just a hobbyist painter really. No lengthy palmares just a couple of shows with my local club. After a lifetime in Production, Health & Safety & Environmental Management I retired from full time employment to while away the hours doing exactly,……. well…….. what I choose to do. The transfer…

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