286235 Applethwaite, Underskiddaw, 6/6/13

Applethwaite, Underskiddaw, 6/6/13

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This plein air oil sketch benefited from a beautiful day in early Summer. In the middle distance, you can see 'these hedge-rows, hardly hedge-rows, little lines of sportive wood run wild' (Wordsworth, 'Tintern Abbey') The heathery slopes of Skiddaw rise behind. I wasn't able to paint the crisp, creamy white hawthorn blossoms of the tree to the left using wet on wet technique, so the photos I've put up here show the improvement of a little re-working at home. Otherwise, the painting is presented as finished that day, and is in the simple wooden frame I made for it.
W 18.00" x H 14.00"
W 45.72 cm x H 35.56 cm
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About the Artist

I was first given a go with oil paints in the 60s and I’ve used them ever since. Interviewed for Art School in the ‘70s, I was assured that as an art graduate I’d probably never touch a brush & oil paint again, so I gave it a miss! Oil painting has always remained “what I do”. I think it was Ru...

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