Autumn Gold

Leaf Dance Crop

This was an enjoyable experiment. I have in my house a collection of dried leaves my sister and family pressed for our family as a part of a gift a few years back., and they were calling out to be used.  The leaves haven’t photographed as well as I’d like – they are gold; warmer tones than in this photo.

Mixed media on canvas. 20 x 20cm. 2012.

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Rooftop Gathering

Rooftop Gathering Crop

There are a couple flocks of doves around our village and one lot hang out on the rooftop two gardens away.

I like the touches of pink/red in the chimney and in the beaks and claws of the doves set against the soft tones of roof, sky and birds.

Acrylic on canvas. 20 x 20cm. 2012

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Freedom

Freedom Crop

This came about after I made a ‘Welcome Home’ card for my daughter (who had been away for a month or so), with a dancing lady on it a bit like this one, and also I had done a painting called A Fine Day, and I wanted to do another with a similar feel, and also something completely from my imagination.

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20cm, 2012.

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Bridge

Bridge

Not at all what the river is looking like at the moment!  The river has spilled over into the field turning it into a lake, and is nearly over the top of the bridge; the sheep are definitely not grazing. This though is a favourite spot, peaceful and empty of visitors  a lot of the time, but in better weather sometimes a busy-ish  junction for walkers, dog-walkers, kids (and dogs) paddling, picnickers, a horse now and then, cyclists. And the occasional artist.

Oil on canvas, 76 x 60cm, 2012.

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Wheat

Wheat

Had the Wyeths hovering around in my mind while painting this. I’m glad this is at my mother-in-law’s, because I liked the result, and also it is of a window in the house of some very dear friends, so I’m a little sentimental about it too.

Oil on paper.

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