Margaret Shaw - Artwork- WIP Card 2 Kendal

To help raise funds for Kendal after the awful floods this winter I'm painting 2 local scenes.
Postcard sized - 6 x 4 inches on watercolour paper.
To be sold on the 18th June at the K Village in Kendal.

The first one is of Ambleside on a winters afternoon.
Reference Photo
Drawing Stage
Ugly initial wash stage - working with water soluble pastels as I find these good for small artworks.
And then it all came together with the greys - black and a bit of white gouache.
House on the Bridge at Ambleside
Blocking in.  Again working with water soluble pastels ( and very fine brushes ).
Then simply a matter of filling in the details ( that took several hours ).