Thursday, December 2, 2010

First Snow

Snow at Calder
Watercolour
16 x 26 cm

What a difference the arrival of winter can make to a landscape. This is the same view that I painted a few weeks ago in autumn sunshine. Now it's covered in a blanket of snow.


16 comments:

  1. This is a lovely winter painting! :)

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  2. Lovely painting indeed. Have you noticed how a blanket of snow gives a 'oneness' and serenity to everything around. Softens out all edges, even those within ourself.

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  3. Hi there Keith... What a difference a day makes in the scheme of things!

    Sure looks colder... at Calder... but "You" have really given it a warmth and softness that make it inviting to the eye!

    I personally look forward to the snow painting season... and it certainly has arrived here as well!

    Look forward to more Scottish snowscapes Keith!

    Good Painting!
    Warmest regards,
    Bruce

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  4. Beautiful painting Keith. Well done again. All the best.
    Vic.

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  5. keith, I just love this one. Yes what a difference a snow storm makes! I also enjoyed reading your post about pigments....
    Maggie

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  6. That's an interesting observation Ruby. I've seen a few paintings of snow recently and they all have a feeling of peacefulness and calm.

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  7. Thanks Bruce,

    I look forward to seeing all those snowy woods and creeks of yours.

    All the best,
    Keith

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  8. Thanks Vic. I see from your photos that you've had plenty of snow where you are too.

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  9. I'm glad you like the painting Maggie. I enjoyed your recent posts too. Isn't interesting how 'colourful' neutrals can be sometimes.

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  10. I love the tender blue light - just gorgeous.

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  11. Thanks PurestGreen, it's surprising sometimes how much blue there is in a snowy landscape.

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  12. A cold isolated snowy landscape yet the sky is wonderful in design and colour. Well done Keith a wee gem!

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  13. Thanks Caroline. I suppose the sky could make a subject in itself really.

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