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The Walled-Garden at the Castle of Mey

4 monthes ago   |   By Keith Tilley

Garden at the Castle of Mey, watercolour, 13 x 18 cm
The Castle of Mey is the most northerly inhabited castle on the British mainland. It is a popular tourist attraction, and one of the landmarks on the North Coast 500 route. The castle was acquired in 1952 by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, after the death of her husband, King George VI. It was in a neglected state and likely to be abandoned, so she decided to purchase and save it from ruin. She spent many summers there for the rest of her life, and one of her pleasures was the walled garden. In this sheltered environment, with the help...
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The Castle of Mey - a Drawing Challenge

The Castle of Mey - a Drawing Challenge

4 monthes ago   |   By Keith Tilley

The Castle of Mey, North Side, watercolour, 25 x 36 cm
In contrast to my usual subjects of open landscapes and simple cottages, this was quite challenging. Just fitting the whole thing onto the paper was the first problem, and then I had to get all those turrets and battlements in the right place. I started by lightly indicating the main features to get everything in the right place, but even so there was a bit of rubbing out and redrawing involved!
The painting wasn't easy either, with all the shadows and reflected lights, but by working carefully in layers I think I achieved a sense of...
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