Spent Monday morning painting at Earith.  A bright day but tried to keep the tones down so I could get more contract between vertical trees and the ground.  The image below shows just how much move or omit things to make what I feel is a pleasing composition.  I missed out a few trees and move a church a few miles.  The barges on the river were moving all the time so I had to paint what I could remember as the most interesting ones. I am amazed how few people one sees slightly off the beaten track near the River Ouse  – two people in two hours.

I will be adding images of all the completed paintings to my website but for now I just want to get out and paint

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Looking West at Earith

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