Original painting to give away in next newsletter sent 27 April 2017

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Sign up to my newsletter and you can enter the free draw to win this original preparatory painting worth £160 of Dalston Lane, Hackney, London.

This watercolour study is 23cm x 13cm, signed and mounted on acid-free card.

The newsletter will be sent out on the 27 April 2017. I look forward to your sign up in the box on this page.

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About Dalston Lane, Hackney

I used to live in Hackney in the East, and I was always admired this triangular junction near Hackney Downs train station with the railway bridge cutting through both roads at the far end. It is a proper East end scene and the hand painted signage makes it all the more enjoyable.

It was  tricky to paint, however, as I had to move about a very busy road junction while I worked. Hackney can be a tough area too, so every couple of minutes car drivers would bellow and hoot at each other for perceived transgressions. One even ended up in a road fight. Everyone was blowing their horns then. Delaying a journey in London is a serious offence.

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