Tag Archives: pastoral

another winter, in pictures

another winter stuck out in the sticks; or how i have endeavoured to evoke a fleeting sense of this winter landscape, in pictures.
what follows are some of my small sketchbook paintings (on paper) from the months of january and february.

[flooded corner of a field, sketchbook painting, acrylic on paper, 7" x 10"]
these small paintings will probably [...]

in constable country, again

last year, i wrote that i planned to make a winter visit to constable country. well, dear reader, i did make a special visit to ‘Constable country’ in early march, which as any British person or Englishman will unhappily remind you if asked, still felt like the depths of winter. it was a bright day, [...]

in constable country

this is a small toy farm trailer or cart (or hay wain) situated inside a much larger, rusty farm trailer (or hay wain) – it would probably look quite effective with a muddy puddle. this photograph is not a deliberate social comment on farming but is more the result of chance, circumstance & a small [...]