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I wanted to paint a quintessential English landscape and in my opinion, the white chalk horses carved into the English hillsides are just that. I chose to paint the White Horse at Cherhill rather than any of the others because of the interest in the tree line rolling down off the hillside.

From a young age, I developed a fondness for wildlife and dramatic landscapes from spending lots of time in woodland around Horsham and visits to the South Downs. As I got older, my interest grew and trips to Snowdonia and The Lake District really cemented my love for the great outdoors, inspiring my art today. Capturing dramatic landscape scenes, often in moody weather; I paint using oils, in a bold, loose realism style.

– Paul Talbot
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  • Artist: Paul Talbot
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size (inches): 18 x 22