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The twin churches of Swaffham Prior in pastels

Posted On: Monday 22nd April 2013
Summary: A large pastel painting done on the spot as the sun set and the moon emerged in the night sky. Swaffham Prior is a small fenland village in Cambridgeshire, UK

Blog Tags: Landscape painting   Outdoor painting   Plein air   Pastels painting   Nocturne painting   Buildings   

swaffham prior pastelsI rushed out last night to paint something before nigh fall, and got as far as Swaffham Prior which has two churches right next to one another. I caught the last of the sun lighting up the towers, and as the sky darkened the moon emerged.

18"x24" soft pastels on pastel paper
 

 

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