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- Artist Bio
Hilltop by David Hay 
Image size: H:70 cm x W:100 cm
Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:70 cm x W:100 cm x D:3cm
Please note that insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look
I live and paint in the Scottish Borders village of Town Yetholm and my work relates mostly to the local landscape from the Bowmont Valley, where I live, out to the Northumberland coast. This painting is one of many where I am fascinated by the relationship of sky with hillside. The mood and atmosphere of the landscape changes constantly and in my paintings I attempt to capture “a moment in time”. This particular painting I hope gives a feeling of the last few minutes of light before the sky goes dark. In the studio my working method is almost always the same. I use a water based underpainting then work and rework the painting until the image becomes established. This can often take weeks to achieve but strangely it is occasionally immediate. This painting has a simple narrow frame but I am listing it as unframed thus giving the option to add a frame of choice or leave as is. Please refer to the insitu photograph.