Showing posts with label Trees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Trees. Show all posts

Monday, July 25, 2011

Copper Beech at Longleat

A  magnificent Copper Beech, by the car park near Heaven's Gate. Done in the last hour of fading light, I didn't quite catch the sense of light I wanted here, but somehow like the sense of 'attack' in this one. Oil on gesso panel 14" x 10".

Some Bach  to listen to ........  it helps my mental flow when working.

Jenny Asparro: Partitia no 2

Thursday, November 04, 2010


The poplars again, always looking splendid in Autumn. Painted this on a bigger format than my usual, Good to work larger and it didn't take much longer.  Could be finished  a little more to define the receding trees .....
Was just thinking,  it interesting how ones work changes over time ..... 
Other views
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Oil on canvas 24" x 18

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


An Oak Tree in the Vale of Pewsey. You can see one of Wiltshire's White Horses on the hill left of the tree.
The embankment of the main railway line from Paddington through to Westbury, cuts across the landscape and every now and then a blue coloured express passes by, but too swiftly to  try to paint in. On te RH is  the clump of trees on Wooborough hill, a familiar landmark in the area.
NB Just went to see this tree  again with a view to painting it again, almost a year later - I was a bit shocked to see that they were bulldozing a large shallow depression  next to it, so a big pile of mud and bare earth looking a bit messy.  Hope they know what they are doing. Possibly they are making a lake,

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Copper Beech, Little Cheverell, Church

COPPER BEECH - adjacent Cheverell Church
Copper beech trees are wonderfully colourful, particularly if you can get the light behind them in the spring. This one has evening light on the front.