Hidden Byeways. by Bob Maddox

Hidden Byeways.

Like many of its neighbours, the mountain village of Castaras, La Alpujarra, is a warren of narrow whitewashed streets and alleyways. Sitting on the step is my wife, Belinda.
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Beautiful scene, Bob,,most lovely sunny day,, and your wife,,is taking in the warmth,,she looks very relaxed,,,wonderful hidden byeways,,5***** Sincerely, Doris
over 6 years ago
My thanks Doris...very encouraging!
over 6 years
Very good and 'fresh' work
over 6 years
excellent view fabulous work keep it on 5*
over 6 years
Glad I connected with your site here. This has a story for sure.
over 6 years
Great!***** Love your style!
over 6 years
Lovely sun-drenched picture. Good composition and colors.
over 6 years
excellent *****
over 6 years
This architecture, is so familiar to me. I spent holidays in a tiny place called 'Golco', tucked way, high up in the Sierra Nevada. Little alleys and the 'Godfather' chimneys. I like the inclusion of your wife, to give it scale and interest. Nicely painted scene, Bob.
over 6 years
Greetings Colin!
Would that be El Golco, just below Mecina Bombaron? If so, Yegen (where I live) is the next village to the east, five minutes away.
Regards,
Bob
over 6 years
amazing painting.. dramatic whitewashed walls..forcing viewers eye to concentrate in the lady relaxing on the doorstep.. fantastic bob..!5*
over 6 years
I LOVE all your creations! what a beautiful gallery of work, this one I particulary love, as the colours/composition/figure are simply sensational! I can feel the warmth and wish I was there :) ***** Jules
over 6 years
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Bob MaddoxHello out there!
I started painting in 2005 after moving from England to Spain with Belinda. After wasting vast quantities of watercolours, acrylics and oils, I eventually discovered soft pastels. Deep Joy!
Most of my work is taken from the landscape, villages and people of the Alpujarra - a remote and stunningly beautiful region of Andalucia, Spain. We lived for 8 years in Yegen, a small mountain village set on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada.
My friend here is Chico...a Supermule.
Since returning to the UK, I'm now on the look-out for the startling and unusual in our own landscape.
Keep painting and bring a little more beauty into this frantic world. God bless all.
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