Trip to the lake District

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Lake District, Watercolour on paper.

Just got back from the lake District, Cumbria, Uk. On arriving I was blown away by the landscape, especially the surrounding mountains. I was so glad that I had packed my travel painting kit, consisting of a small watercolour box, a single Japanese Calligraphy Brush and an A4 Sketchbook. It’s been a while since I made work using watercolours but after a while, I begun to understand ways in which I could say what I wanted to with the material. The watercolours that I produced are very direct, using them in a way similar to acrylics and oils, wet on wet.

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Sun set at the lake District, watercolour on paper.

On my next visit to the Lakes I will be taking a selection of canvas and workin in oils. I found that the watercolours, as conveniant as they are were restricting in terms of layering of colours and tones.

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At the lake District, watercolour on paper

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Derwent Waters, watercolour on paper

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Andrew

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About Andrew Farmer

I am an Artist creating in South Yorkshire in the UK. My work is mainly inspired and painted directly from nature, timeless and traditional.
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One Response to Trip to the lake District

  1. Lex says:

    I especially like how the colours blend on the sunset watercolour. Well done 🙂

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