David Howell PPRSMA
This year has been fantastic for plein air painting and through the summer I have worked in Brittany and the Scottish Highlands, as well as my more usual locations in Yorkshire and East Anglia and now I’m very busy in the studio with new pictures for a 3-
Loch Torridon W/col 25 x 36 cm
Torridon was our base up in Scotland and provided a magnificent selection of landscape opportunities. This watercolour is typical and will be on show at the Wykeham Gallery exhibition in November. Go to www.wykehamgallery.co.uk for further details.
Stearsby Beaters -
This watercolour was painted from a pencil scribble at the time and a further visit to get a little more detail of the scene. I love the blackness and shapes of the big tree and the hedge and how it contrasts with the ochres of the dead grasses in the foreground, whilst the sky colour is somewhat ominous and threatening fiorther snow. This painting was exhibited and sold at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London earlier this year.
The watercolour book launched last year has been very popular with excellent revues.and along with its sister volume ‘Painting with Oils’ has now been scheduled for re-