Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Lyme Regis coastline

Some paintings just come naturally, effortlessly, as if the hand had a life of its own. Well, this is NOT one of those! I really struggled with this one and kept retouching it days after days but I've decided it's finished now, although I can't tell if it's any good as I probably need to take more distance to it now...

Lyme Regis coastline    oil on board, 12"x10

It's based on some sketches and photographs taken at the same time as the picture for my other Lyme Regis painting posted a few days ago. Here is below the main photograph I used although I changed the whole colour balance of the scene:

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