Just as the wheat begins to ripen it takes on a beautiful pale green colour. I enjoy the sight of this colour in the fields more than the golden harvest colour. It also seems so fleeting.
Christopher Witchall's landscape paintings capture the light and open spaces of the Cambridgeshire fens where he has lived, explored, painted and photographed for 30 years.
His unsentimental approach to landscape combine traditional painting techniques with the realism and cool detachment of photography.
Oil on Board. Sold framed.