Farm Near Derwent Water (A3 Unframed)
I have gone back to the work recorded on my trip to The Lakes early last summer. We stayed near Derwent Water in a cottage a few miles distant and well placed for the hills and narrow gorges in that part of The Lakes.
It was an ideal place for walking, and on the day I recorded this scene we had taken to boat to the far end of the lake and walked back along the lakeside with the road close by
A part of the walk was along the road, but most of it was through wooded countryside with enticing glimpses of lakes and farmland through the tress.
This was one such scene that attracted me. I have been wondering for some time whether to paint some of these scenes. I have a couple that I really must try to work in watercolour, but with the tractors and clear foreground, middle distance and fardistance, I thought this suitable for acrylic.
I was concerned about my ability to paint the distant mountains, but in fact it was the forest area that caused me problems.Anyway, here it is