The Gate in Winter

#DoodlewashJanuary2021 prompt: Gate

Did you know that in ancient times a gate often consisted of both an outer gate and an inner one, with a space in between? That space in between was often a meeting place, marketplace, and law court, as well as a line of defense.

Artwork-Gouache on Hahnemühle hot press ‘The Collection’ Watercolor paper. Inspired by a 12019 photo on Pixabay.


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Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pens. I'm a self-taught artist who dances about with all sorts of artistic mediums. My main loves are Watercolor, Zentangle and Ballpoint pen. The subjects of my work are many and varied and change at whim. I'm a little bit crazy, but doesn't that come with being an artist? At my Life Imitates Doodles Blog, I post a list of resource links for Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways two times a week. I also write reviews, hold giveaways and share my art work.

4 thoughts on “The Gate in Winter

  1. Wow….what you can do with blue…..and gold! This is so warm with sun…yet you FEEL the icy cold! For once, I did know about the subject of “gates.” My history with the Bible taught me about how gates were meeting places for settlements, legal discussions, agreements and other important conversations. Not to mention Watergate and all the “gates” that followed! 🙂

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