Grey Painting on a Grey Day

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Barbican Estate, London

London’s living up to its stereotype today and is very grey and rainy again. It seemed appropriate to have a go at something different and paint only in grey. No colour, no pen or pencil to guide, just a couple of brushes and some Payne’s Grey watercolour paint. Everything outside looks pretty monotone at the moment anyway but I think a misty, wet day kind of emphasises that, so painting this way kind of captured the mood.


6 thoughts on “Grey Painting on a Grey Day

  1. Dale Reply

    I love this, Cathryn! Nothing dull about this grey! šŸ˜‰

    1. Cathryn Worrell Reply

      Thanks Dale. It’s always good to try new approaches to things :).

  2. Stew Crowther Reply

    Hello Cathryn.
    Great sketching!
    It was just as grey and dismal this morning on Portland, Dorset but looking out of the window just now, the sun is out…!
    Stew.

    1. Cathryn Worrell Reply

      Hi Stew. Good to ‘see’ you here again, thanks for popping by. We have quite a nice sunset here in London at the moment. Glad you saw some sun today. Let’s hope the days keep getting brighter now :).

  3. Alex Tan Reply

    Cool! šŸ™‚ I haven’t watched the movie or read the book….but that’s almost 50 shades of grey :p

    1. Cathryn Worrell Reply

      Ha! I suppose that had to come up sooner or later with this sketch – thanks for getting it out of the way ;).

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