Higger Tor and Carl Wark sketches

Walked from Burbage Bridge down along Burbage Brook and through the plantation, stopping to sketch a coupke of views of Higger Tor and Carl Wark on the way. Nearly fell into the brook when I crossed over to the other side, but didn’t. Well done me! Used a Pilot lettering pen with a wide nibContinue reading “Higger Tor and Carl Wark sketches”

Birch Trees, Hathersage Moor – Peak District landscape painting

Birch Trees, Hathersage Moor Sian Vernon, 2018 Pastel on paper BUY ORIGINAL 9×12 inches BUY PRINT A4 Just released, this brooding pastel Peak District landscape painting inspired by a view of Hathersage Moor at Surprise View near Hathersage in the Hope Valley, Derbyshire.

A Moorland Outlook

A Moorland Outlook 5×7″ acrylic on board MORE INFO This ORIGINAL is SOLD but there’s lots more Peak District art and prints for sale in my Folksy shop. Sand and rock softly crunching underfoot, the path cuts through brittle, fragrant heather towards the distant outcrop. You clamber up and over the rough cold stone, squeezeContinue reading “A Moorland Outlook”

Rain over Burbage Moor

Rain over Burbage Moor Sian Vernon, 2018 Pastel on paper BUY ORIGINAL 9×12 inches BUY PRINT A4 Just released, this brooding pastel painting inspired by Burbage Moor and an approaching rainstorm obscuring the distant hills. There’s lots more Peak District art and prints available for sale in my Folksy shop – please click and haveContinue reading “Rain over Burbage Moor”

Return to the Secret Garden

Almost a year to the day since I last went to the Secret Garden near Surprise View. It was such a beautiful day I had to get a bit of outdoor therapy and moorland inspiration for some new Peak District art. Gorgeous spring colours, shadows and textures, and lots of silver birches of course. I alsoContinue reading “Return to the Secret Garden”

Hathersage Moor from Longshaw

I could watch the clouds rolling in over Higger Tor and Carl Wark all day. These two hills with their rocky outcrops of Millstone Grit are popular features of Hathersage Moor in the Peak District, UK. Carl Wark is also an Iron Age fort for those of you interested in that kind of thing. This digitalContinue reading “Hathersage Moor from Longshaw”

Carl Wark and Higger Tor, Peak District Art

Digital abstract Peak District landscape painting inspired by two stones which seem to form an entrance to the iron age fort, with the outline of Carl Wark and the silhouette of Higger Tor in the distance. Available as a greeting card in my Folksy shop: https://folksy.com/shops/sianvernon https://folksy.com/items/6974084-Peak-District-Standing-Stones-art-greeting-card