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Thursday, 23 April 2009

Sharp Light on Cottage Backs Collygate



Back to oils again with another view painted from my garden (the dandelions aren't mine by the way). This is a 10 x 12 oil on canvas painted in one wet. My initial motivation for this was the light on the rooftops. Aren't windows difficult? Very easy to overstate the detail of the frames!
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4 Comments:

Blogger Bill Guffey said...

Wonderful, Keith! You have definitely caught the light in this one. Love it.

Really glad to see you back at it again.

24 April 2009 at 12:31  
Blogger Keith said...

Thanks Bill. It feels good to be painting again.

25 April 2009 at 14:09  
Blogger Marilyn M. King said...

Wow! This is awesome, what a way to return! Things are looking brighter for you and it shows in your choice of a sunny scene. This is really really great, Keith. It looks so "ENGLISH", rather than American. Maybe it's the English garden, or the architecture or maybe it's the English painter! LOL I wish I could buy it!

1 May 2009 at 03:57  
Blogger Keith said...

Thanks Marilyn.I'm quite pleased with this one, especially considering I was feeling so rusty when I painted it.

1 May 2009 at 07:36  

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