Monday, February 01, 2021
Sunday, November 01, 2020
Last year the Hawthorn blossoms were exceptional. Every spring is so busy I am always rushing past them but last year I vowed I'd take a week off to paint some. Little did I know what was around the corner with total lockdown when one couldn't do more than a short 1 hour exercise and not drive to any location. Still the lockdown came to an end before the blossoms had faded and I managed to I managed to do some, and and also painted in the garden.Painted from Salisbury Plain, facing west, a view of Roundway hill, the scene of a civil wall battle, can be glimpsed between the bushes.
Cherry Blossom in the garden next door to mine
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
The four great Beech Trees at Avebury, also sometimes referred to as "Tolkien’s Trees”. There is a photograph of him sitting under them and he reputedly used to sit on the roots finding inspiration for his stories."
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Saturday, June 29, 2019
I used 'artistic license to compress the landscape considerably and encompass the ploughed red earth area on the left.