DUKE STREET CEMETERY – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

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Continuing my series of paintings of local landmarks. This is one of Duke Street Cemetery. I posted a version in May, but had reservations about it. So I had another go. The buildings are a bit more proportional and believable –  the tower is a very peculiar shape and I got some more shots of it to double check the shape. I also got the headstones in better proportion on this one. I still have my reservations about it, but I need to move on. I read an article by an artist who said that when they completed their work they put it away immediately and reviewed it after a couple of weeks. They felt that they got a much more objective view of it after a decent break. So we’ll try that.

Other paintings of Southport are available on my blog – grahammcquadefineart.com or grahammcquadefineart.co.uk

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4 thoughts on “DUKE STREET CEMETERY – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

  1. Thanks Dawn – The place is a real Victorian edifice which has now got a down-at-heel feel about it. I think it is still being used ie letting in new incumbents. I liked the morning light coming in and adding more mystery. Though I am still pondering about the result.

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