Taking inspiration from the local landscape…

These views have been gifted to me as my muse for this time in my life and I am thankful. Green, lush and rolling, mostly unreachable by foot I attempt to depict their rugged wildness by thought and hand in washes of viridian and splashes of cadmium and ochre. My pencil traces their edges, where... Continue Reading →

Abstracted Landscape…further experiments in texture.

A few more images to share from my visual diary on my continuing journey through abstracting the landscape. A focus on texture and layering with a few exciting breakthroughs. I'm starting to think that homemade and found objects create far more interesting textures than traditional tools. I'm quite fascinated by black lines; whimsical, directional, so... Continue Reading →

Abstracted Landscape…experimenting with texture.

After a bracing early morning walk I headed for the studio keen to get started on a further series of abstracted landscape studies. Although the images shown were produced more or less together I revisited each one from differing angles, some using a muted colour palette some more vibrant. Using brush, pastel stick, spraying and... Continue Reading →

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