Sky at Butley marshes


Super sky Rachel

Interesting challenge. Like the colours Rachel.

A well captured painting Rachel.

Wonderful work Rachel.

Wonderful Rachel.

Like the way you have done this Rachel.

Full of life and colour Rachel.

I like the sky very much Rachel - think it's a successful painting!

I like this type of work with brush strokes… I don’t want a photographic finish - excellent is all I can say!

Thanks for these compliments everyone- it’s given me the courage to go forward with this-and practise it in my work more- I agree that seeing good strong brushstrokes in a painting does give it life and energy, and perhaps this is more important than accurate colour?? Will find out!

Love the colour and brushwork!

Hang on Studio Wall
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A challenging exercise at the plein air group yesterday as we were encouraged to paint a very bleak view on a bland grey day using intuitive marks instead of using considered marks.. Leaving brushstrokes along after placing rather than correcting or changing… Not sure I like the result particularly ( or the process!!) but it was interesting…..

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Rachel Wood

I paint Plein Air, and landscapes are my passion. The changing light, never knowing quite what may happen, searching for a subject, meeting passers by, all add to the excitement and richness of landscape painting. My other passion is playing the violin, occasionally in and around the streets and…

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