Looking up into the canopy you will find an inspiration of colour and movement. light falls and blinds, reflecting from shiny new leaves.
I have been making things and painting things since childhood. Those days were spent living deep in the countryside nestled between woodland and lakes, an inspiration still.
The Solid insistence of nature; her transience...cycles of growth and decay, vulnerability and magic inform the mood and subject matter of my art works.
Sheffield (in Yorkshire, England) is famed for being the greenest city in Europe, the landscape is glorious with majestic mature trees, sweeping across the seven hills. From my studio I take in these views, witnessing and finding inspiration from the emotionally charged landscape that stretches out towards the moorlands of the Peak District national park.
full size 30cm x 40cm includes the mount pictured
Oil paint, inks, collage, photographic image transfer