Category: Palette

Ridgeway

Ridgeway

The scene was inspired by a family walk along the Ridgeway in the Chiltern Hills. At first glance, this oil on board shows a couple of people walking on a grass path. The image projects a feel of everyday life, of a journey together in a safe place surrounded by the sanctuary of nature, a […]

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Hughenden Manor Garden

Hughenden Manor Garden

Last summer I’ve visited Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. A Victorian mansion that served as the country house of Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, the 1st Earl of Beaconsfield. He was one of Queen Victoria’s favourite Prime Ministers. This is a view from inside the Manor, looking towards the gardens. I loved the variety of […]

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Cumbrian Forest

Cumbrian Forest

Update: ‘Cumbrian Forest’ is one of DPW Facebook picks of the day! This is a little study of a tree and how it connects with its surroundings. I took this photo a few years back in the North of England in the Lake District (Cumbria). I love how the light filters through the canopies and […]

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College Lake I

College Lake I

Another painting inspired by College Lake near Pitstone in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, a nearby nature reserve set in an old chalk quarry. The site is a sanctuary for more than a thousand species of wildlife on the lake, marshland and grassland. Here rare species of birds nest on the islands in the […]

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Harvest

New Season

On my daily walk around Weston Turville reservoir, the landscape is changing. Harvest is here and the new season is coming. I painted this in 2020 looking forward to the new year coming; It’s now the end of 2021 and we still don’t know when the new season will start.

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Sunset on Snow

Third Place

My painting ‘Sunset on Snow’ is the Third Place winner of the July 2020 DPW Monthly Contest! I’m very happy!

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No Rooves

En Plein Air

I finally decided to hack a cheap pochade box I’ve bought years ago and create my own for painting ‘en plein air’, it’s called the Wochade™.

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Day and Night

Day and Night

Some say it’s the glare of the sun, some say it’s a full moon. What do you think?

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Little Langdale

Little Langdale

You’ve captured the color and feel of that area beautifully! Jennifer Borrelli For this painting of a view of Little Langdale, I used a new palette ( burnt umber, yellow ochre, titanium white, cadmium lemon, cadmium red medium, quinacridone magenta, french ultramarine, Winsor blue which is like phthalo blue (the green shade), and the newly […]

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