The third painting in my return to acrylics. This is a favourite place of mine. The view is from a stony beach looking back up through through the Heddon valley. The crystal clear Heddon river cascades down from Exmoor.
This comes from an old 35mm slide taken at Saunton Sands in the early 1980s. The emulsion on the film had deteriorated by the time I rediscovered it and a high res scan, minus a few retouched scratches, developed into this ethereal image of a small family group on an otherwise deserted beach.
A pencil drawing of the of snow covered fields above Parracombe, Exmoor, Devon. Illustration and painting can be very different in my mind. Illustration is often done for a client, usually commissioned, rarely from the heart. Painting or drawing can be a process of releasing a little bit of your soul or heart onto aContinue reading “Snow fields”
An experimental montage of Lynmouth Harbour executed with multiple layers of cut and torn coloured tissue paper. Prints of this work retain the original colour values, but the blues in the original piece have faded so much that it has become a different image.