Like all paintings, I started out covering the canvas with Gesso, on this occasion Grey and left it to dry completely.
When I stood back and took an objective look, I felt that the path in the foreground actually took the Viewer
OUT of the painting, so I changed it....
the finished painting
DUNKERY BEACON, EXMOOR
I've put the different stages of this painting on the Painting friends site - oh, and by the way I also added three sheep to the painting - did you see them?
(this sounds like a where's Wally......laugh)