Oil on Board, 12 x 17 inches
This is another composition looking straight into the sunlight, rather like my Pastel painting "Into the Light, Brancaster Staithe". This time, I was looking down on the water from the embankment, so the pure sunlight was bouncing off the glassy surface, throwing all the figures into silhouette. Again, the brightest light of the picture is the reflected sunlight on the water, which adds impact to the otherwise rather ordinary composition. An intense period of concentration was required to get the postures, tones and colours of the figures pitched right, set against the slashes of Titanium White.
This is the last painting I'm entering for the RSMA Exhibition, just getting it in under the razor wire, the deadline for digital submission being 12 noon yesterday.