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Somewhere In Little Langdale

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Title: Somewhere In Little Langdale – Original Watercolour Painting by UK artist Greg Howard. Also available as a high quality Limited Edition Giclee Print

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Somewhere In Little Langdale

This was painted in response to a beautiful day spent walking round Little Langdale & Elterwater.
It struck me that day as it has many times before as yet another quad bike flew down the road just how oblivious many of the people who visit the Lake District are to the hard work that is constantly going on around them. Because although the Lake District may be a holiday destination for many it is first & foremost a working environment.
As a border lad who has spent a bit of time speaking to hill farmers I am well aware of just how hard life can be for those who farm in the hills.  They are up early every day out working in all weathers till the sun sets and past in many cases especially when there is new life coming into being around the farm. They never stop!
For many of them it's simply something that they do because they love it.  It is in their blood and they can't imagine doing anything else.  Unfortunately it is also a way of life that does not provide them with a very good income or the same sort of benefits most other occupations do these days.  In fact recent surveys have shown that many farmers now work for less than minimum wage.
Yes they can come across as a bit unfriendly sometimes but I think that if you were up at the crack of dawn after having spent half the night lambing and were having to deal with muppets on daily basis who don't seem to know how to close field gates or keep their dogs on a lead then I think you would probably be a wee bit grumpy as well.
This painting is a little nod to those hard working industrious fowk who are out there still working hard long after everyone else has left.

I offer worldwide shipping using tracked services from a range of carefully selected couriers.  If you are lucky enough to live here in the U.K and spend over £30 I'll also give you FREE delivery!

The original watercolour painting is approx 510mm x 360mm and is available either framed or unframed.

This image is also available in the following formats:

7" X 5" Mounted Mini Limited Edition Giclee Print
33cm x 24cm Limited Edition Giclee Print
45cm x 33cm Limited Edition Giclee Print

Limited Edition Size: 100

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Greg Howard is a professional fine artist specialising in atmospheric, dramatic landscapes in watercolour & soft pastel. His work can be found in collections worldwide and he is a sought after tutor due to his easy going, informative no nonsense approach to the medium.

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