the Lake Shearwater near Longleat Estate. I lost the light and had to quit, so some bright fresh leaves needing to be added hanging in the middle from the RH tree. I particularly liked the tangled root stretching toward me. I ought to get round to adding those leaves still ....
Sketch book below, planning the composition, and making notes for a drawing lesson I was giving the following day.
This column of chalk has great character; at Botany Bay, one of the most Eastern edge of Britain, recently visited but long way from where I live. I'd love to do a painted series of it to track light changes through the day. 'Chalk Stack' instead of 'Haystack' (re: Monet :). Perhaps a projecct for the future ( if enlarged you can probalby see some sea-sand grains on the paint surface)
Below, a very speedy 10-15 minute sketch done after the first