Broads Sunset

My main focus for this pastel painting was the vibrant colours in the sunset – I wanted the reflected light in the scene to stand out more than the location itself, so only included a limited amount of detail.

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‘Broads Sunset’, Pastels on Crimson Pastel Paper, 2017 © C L Grasby

I worked from a reference photo I’d taken a few years ago in Oulton Broad on my mobile phone. The waters there have provided me with plenty of inspiration over the years!

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