To paint or draw the view.

Sometimes seaside towns are all pastel colours, peaches and primrose yellows or burnt orange and duck egg blues. But sometimes only the frontages are painted, I guess because people don’t have the money to paint the backs, or the weather is generally too bad and it wipes the colour away, washes the walls and the sun bleaches the buildings.

I think I might paint the view but add bright colours? Or I could stick with a muted palette. I have a sketchbook and I’m armed with a marker pen. Will see how I feel in the morning.

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2 thoughts on “To paint or draw the view.

  1. I really love the top photo. The subtle, near grey colours in the buildings are exquisite – it made me want to reach for my paints. Beautiful shot by the way – you have a wonderful eye for photography.

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