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Down the hills to Berry’s Bay

Roland Wakelin painted this view of Berry’s Bay outdoors so he could look at the effect of light and colour in the landscape.

  • Look at the flecks of light on the grass. Describe the colours you can see. Are they surprising?
  • Notice how your eyes zigzag between the different parts of the picture.
  • What is the man doing?
  • Draw yourself into this landscape doing an activity you enjoy. Hint: if you’d like to print the image only, right-click on it and select save, then print it.
Line drawing of Berry's Bay landscape


At home

Paint pictures outdoors at different times of the day to see how the light and colours change.