IN THE DISTANCE, SEFTON CHURCH – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

The Saturday before last I got out on my bike and took some pictures in the bright morning light. This is of Sefton church which is in a hamlet at the north end of Liverpool. Sefton is also the name of an administrative area, within Liverpool, which stretches from Bootle to Southport, where I live.

I have painted this church before and submitted it to a local exhibition, which at that time was in Bootle town hall. The painting below sold and later, I got a phone call from the office of the Mayor of Sefton asking if I had another painting of the church. Though they apparently didnt like the other paintings I had, as they never bothered to get back to me.

I have resisted taking my paints with me on my recent trips, but as I was out on this day, I came across a painter at his easel. He clearly didnt want any interaction as he turned away from me as I approached. I didnt even get to see what he was painting. For me though, for a while, I will use my camera.

Other landscapes are available for sale on my website: grahammcquadefineart.com

3 thoughts on “IN THE DISTANCE, SEFTON CHURCH – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

    • Thanks Shawn. Actually they are the same, but I pulled out more detail than I intended on the top one, whilst milking the contra-jour on the bottom one for all that it was worth.

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