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Original Landscape Drawing
Oil on Paper
Sheet Size: 51 cm x 61 cm x D cm
Framed Size: 70 cm x 82 cm x 3.7 cm
Sold Framed Slightly Off white with museum quality non-reflective glass and archival mount
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Daybreak is an original oil on paper by Richard Whadcock. This was an early morning on the way to the studio. A mist from the South Downs was being slowly lifted by the rising sun and revealing the surroundings through subtly changing diffused light..
Richard Whadcock is a contemporary artist specialising in atmospheric landscape paintings. His contemporary landscape paintings explore the South Downs and East Sussex coast. Trying to capture its ever changing dramatic atmosphere from silent stillness to squally days. The South Downs are only a starting point as the paintings themselves eventually take over and follow their own path creating their unique surface landscape. Richard studied at Fine Art at Bristol Polytechnic from 1986-89 where the work crossed between painting and printmaking. He then went onto study for his MA at the Royal College of Art specialising in printmaking. He utilised etching but mainly lithography due to its closeness to painting. Along side these he would also paint with all these disciplines feeding each other and expanding ideas. After leaving college Richard was awarded a residency at the Lowick House Print Workshop in Cumbria and more recently, 2014, he was also awarded a two week residency at Cill Rialaig artists village in Kerry, Ireland. His studio has been part of the Phoenix Arts studios in Brighton for the last 15yrs. It is one of the largest artist lead organisations remaining. The work crosses between small works on paper to large scale oils on canvas up to 200cm x 200cm. His work has been collected nationally and internationally.
Size: H:51 cm x W:61 cm