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The view from my brothers patio.

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I was at my brothers watering the plants while they were on holiday I wanted to try and capture the view so I took these photo’s and decided to have a go at painting it. I used to live up here many years ago and still miss the view. This is why his home is called ‘Bella Vista’….

This is my attempt at painting it…..

I will have another go when I get a larger painting pad. I was quite pleased with the first attempt.

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Wow - you've done a good job on the sky! What a lovely painting of a fabulous view. No wonder it's called "Bella Vista"! Where is it?

9 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks Melchi, it's looking towards Worksop. It's lovely at any time of year and to the Lt there is Whitwell wood.

9 Sep, 2012

 

Clever you, you have captured it very well.

9 Sep, 2012

 

I love it, brill. Hb. there is something about wheat growing in a field, so beautiful. Nice view to see daily!

9 Sep, 2012

 

Lovely. I, too, like the sky and the horizon in particular. Isn't it great to feel inspired?

9 Sep, 2012

 

Stunning view Hb....Love your painting....well done!!..:>)

9 Sep, 2012

 

That's lovely . . . cornfields are difficult to paint, so well done!

9 Sep, 2012

 

What else can I say...it's all been said above. Well done!!

9 Sep, 2012

 

Well done, not an easy subject to capture, and what a view, I would never get any work done if I had a view like that.

9 Sep, 2012

 

Thank you very much Drc, darker yellow would be better but there's always next time.....Gmage it's like watching waves on the sea in a wind before the wheat turns golden. Tbear thank you I don't know why I didn't think to do it before. I still miss the view even after all these years Moti.
I couldn't seem to get the tractor tracks right Sheila, I will get some direction from art class this week. Thankyou.
Scottish thank you it's a lovely place to sit and I never get tired of seeing the changes in seasons. It looked blindingly bright last year when they grew rape seed. I would sooner see the wheat though. Pity they never grow carrots or potatoes we could nip over and pick a few pound......lol

9 Sep, 2012

 

Well done,H.bird..you have captured it so well..what a lovely place to look out at..:o)

9 Sep, 2012

 

What a wonderful view, it goes on for miles ! I can believe how you miss it.
You've captured it well in your painting :o)

10 Sep, 2012

 

Thankyou Bloomer and Hywel. The road is called Sunnyside. It's where I was born and where we moved back to after Shelley was born. It's a very special area to me.

10 Sep, 2012

 

I am envious of your talent. The view is wonderful and so is the painting. Well done!

10 Sep, 2012

 

excellent painting, i wish i was as talented as you!

10 Sep, 2012

 

I wish I could paint :O)

11 Sep, 2012

 

Thankyou Dd. Thankyou Lg, Sb and Oliveoil, I wish I was half as good as Bjs and Sandra. Theirs are brilliant. Thank you for your encouragement though. :o))

11 Sep, 2012

 

You could do a 'glaze ' to get the ripe corn effect Homebird. Perhaps your art group might help to choose the right shade if it is a watercolour. I once got water too pink in art class and the tutor showed me how to glaze over it to get the effect I wanted. What a wonderful outlook for your brother. Did you do your picture sitting in front of it or from a photo or drawing?

12 Sep, 2012

 

I did this one from photos I took Dorjac. I got some good advice yesterday and have changed it slightly and I like it much more now.

14 Sep, 2012

 

GIFTED and I ADMIRE

16 Sep, 2012

 

That's very kind of you Db. I enjoy it as a hobby.

16 Sep, 2012

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