Watercolour Painting at Winnall Moors


Watercolour outside!

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Kirstin White’s Winchester watercolour painting group met on a breezy spring afternoon at Winnall Moors today.

Watercolour outside!
Kirstin White with the Winchester watercolour painting group who meet from one until three on a Wednesday.
Out and about painting at Winnall Moors
Winnall Moors
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
Out and about painting with Kirstin White
Winnall Moors
Wildlife Reserve in Winchester.
The watercolour painting group met at Winnall Moors in Winchester 
on a chilly spring day in May 2019

The watercolour painting group met at
Winnall Moors in Winchester
on a chilly spring day in May 2019

So much to choose from!

Billowing white May blossom was looking abundant and beautiful against a darkened sky. The ground was covered by a green tapestry of leaves in diverse variety and pockets of bright pink ragged robin shone prettily.

May blossom at the gates
to Winnall Moors nature reserve
Red campion at Winnall Moors in Winchester

Undeterred

We were lucky with the weather, managing to avoid the threatened rain, but the changing light levels made for challenging picture composition. It was a case of knowing what had first drawn us to a particular scene and then remembering to paint it as it had looked when we chose it!

Come and learn
watercolour yourself.

There will be further painting opportunities throughout the summer of 2019. Watercolour outside, in and around Winchester and Basingstoke. If there are wet days when outdoor painting was planned, we will meet at the studio in Dummer, halfway between Winchester and Basingstoke. Everyone welcome but booking is essential.

The ground was a green tapestry when we visited
Winnall Moors, to paint in watercolour, on 8th May 2019.
The Willow Tree (Green King) in Winchester seen from Winnall Moors.
The watercolour painting group met at
Winnall Moors in Winchester
on a chilly spring day in May 2019

Choosing a subject

The view, looking across from the
river, chosen as a watercolour painting subject
by two members of the group.

Views depicting the river water as well as the wonderful spring foliage were favourite watercolour painting subjects. A scene, looking out across from the river was chosen as a by two members of the group. I painted a demonstration of a range of different spring foliage, with the picture held together by an attractive building.

Learn to paint and draw with Kirstin White. Watercolour outside!
A demonstration of spring foliage in watercolour, painted
by Kirstin White, at Winnall Moors in Winchester
Watercolour outside
Watercolour painting with Kirstin White at Winnall Moors in Winchester. May 2019.
Watercolour painting at Winnall Moors with Kirstin White
Winnall Moors – An Exemplar for the Itchen Valley
Natural England
Winchester City Council
Environment Agency
The Tubney Charitable Trust.
Kirstin White Watercolours, The Studio & Gallery, Westlea, Tower Hill, Dummer, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2AL. The Studio & Gallery Westlea, Tower Hill, Dummer, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG25 2AL. Open 11am to 6pm every Thursday, or by appointment.
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