On one of our recent walks along what is known as the Tarka Trail near Barnstaple, I took a few photos. It was the former railway line which closed years ago as part of the Beeching cuts (click the link to read about that, if you are interested) - it must have been a lovely trip as the rail line followed the river.
Not a good day for photos unfortunately as it was so cloudy, but never the less I thought I would share them with you
those clouds were really threatening!
(if anyone wants to use these photos for paintings then please go ahead)
Having seen the swans, when I got home I decided to do a sketch - starting with a light background first (Burnt Sienna and Ultramarine Blue mixed to a pale wash)...
when that layer had dried I went over with a darker mix of the same colours
Still a few touches to do here and there, but mainly this is it done.....just a sketch, but it was fun to do and reminds me of our walk.
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