My next event will be CAOS2024 Carshalton Artists Open Studios, 29th & 30th June then 6th and 7th July

**Sunlit Strolls & Watercolours: Capturing Coley Hill's Magnificence**

**Sunlit Strolls & Watercolours: Capturing Coley Hill's Magnificence**

The vastness of nature often leaves one in awe, especially when bathed in the perfect afternoon sunlight. On such a radiant day, I found myself amidst the rolling beauty of Coley Hill in the Surrey Hills. What transpired next was a watercolour odyssey, inspired by the vistas that stretched towards the emblematic Leith Hill.

**Walking Through a Surrey Sunscape**

Ambling through Coley Hill on this sunny afternoon, the terrain seemed to transform. Every blade of grass shimmered, and the distant Surrey Hills played a gentle symphony of light and shadow. It wasn't just a hike; it was nature’s invitation to witness its golden spectacle.

The apex offered a captivating view towards Leith Hill, and I felt a rush of inspiration. The vast landscapes seemed to whisper tales of eons gone by, urging me to capture them.

**From Sunlit Vistas to Watercolour Wonders**

With the sun as my muse, I embarked on translating its golden rays onto paper. The malleability of watercolours made it the perfect medium. Each fluid stroke mirrored the undulating landscapes of the Surrey Hills.

Starting with soft washes, I portrayed the distant blues and vibrant greens, gradually moving towards the richer, sun-touched hues of the foreground. Every brushstroke resonated with the essence of Coley Hill, culminating in the silhouette of Leith Hill.

**Why Watercolour is Perfect for Surrey's Landscapes**

Watercolour, in its essence, blends and flows, much like the contours of the Surrey Hills themselves. Its unpredictability often mirrors nature's whims, creating an authentic rendition of a sunny afternoon on Coley Hill.

**Concluding Thoughts: Nature's Canvas & Artist’s Vision**

My walk across Coley Hill wasn't just about soaking in the sun or admiring the Surrey landscape. It was a rendezvous between nature's grandeur and an artist's vision. Through this series of paintings, I hope to share the serenity and beauty of that afternoon.

*Keywords: Coley Hill, Surrey Hills, sunny afternoon, watercolour, landscape paintings, Leith Hill.*

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