Misty Mountains,the Cairngorms

Misty Mountains, Cairngorms

Acrylic on Paper, 21 x 30 cm, July 2016

This painting was done a few days after the previous Stormy Skies picture from the same spot in Aviemore, Scotland. It was painted after a lot of rain in the late morning  as the clouds were clearing to slowly reveal the mountains hidden within. This is the same view as the Stormy Skies painting, but in this part of the world the weather and colours are constantly changing, giving the area an ever-changing freshness and appearance which can be both inspirational and frustrating when working from nature! I tried to be very delicate with the background mountains as I wanted to try to capture the ghostly effect of the misty clearing clouds and the mountains beginning to re-appear.

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