I really loved the gorgeous muted autumnal colours at Longshaw Estate on my walk last week. I stopped to do a few sketches en route.
Not much to report from the studio this week but here are a few snapshots from behind the scenes. As well as grabbing as much painting time as I can between all the Other Things, I’ve been working on lots of shop updates and improvements, and I’ve put aside the guilt (mostly) and made timeContinue reading “Walking, sketching, inspiration”
Some lovely late winter moorland colours and textures from Higger Tor and Hathersage Moor inspiring me this week.
We’ve had some pretty damp, foggy days this summer in the UK. The Peak District has been particularly bleak but wild, atmospheric and beautiful. This new painting is inspired by the mist and cotton grass on Hathersage Moor this June. Available as an A4 print and A6 greeting card in my Folksy Shop.
Scroll to the bottom for the free Desktop Wallpaper Calendar thingy! The moors are beautiful on days like this. I mean, they’re beautiful always, but cold, bleak and hazy is one of my favourites. Colours begin so muted that they’re almost imperceptible. As the fog starts to lift, the odd flash of sunlight breaks through and bounces off silveryContinue reading “Hazy January Sunshine at Higger Tor and free February Desktop Wallpaper Calendar thing”
Sketching the Peak District landscape in pen and watercolour from the car while the baby naps.