The aim here was simple – do a quick, loose painting with strong light. There’s a little over an hour in this one which was done in-studio from a photo I took a few weeks ago.

I used a three-colour palette (plus white) and all but the finest detail was completed with one flat synthetic brush.

oil painting of bridge over river by andy dolphin
( King River Bridge. 35x25cm oil on board. © Andy Dolphin)