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Finding inspiration to paint

I find no better inspiration than Gods own creation. The magnificent landscapes, seascapes and skies that surround us every day is a constantly changing source of painting material that we can tap into. The changing seasons from Spring, with all of its new life, with the colours of blossom and new growth in the leaves, through to Summer, with the strong contrasts of light and shadow. Autumn, my favourite time of the year, with its stillness and beautiful colours of the leaves as they change colour and it is a great time to paint water reflections due to the lack of the wind and soft light. Then, of course, Winter, with its short days and long nights and often the...

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