Old Farm and Buildings near Hopton Heath.
A4 mixed media on Strathmore 300gsm grey paper. Another in the series of local scenes around my area. Yes, it’s another snow scene, but I like snow scenes, and particularly the winter trees displaying their fine tracery of branches – what a delight these are to draw. Mainly Indian ink drawing with watercolour washes. I’m lucky to live in a rural area that has an abundance of interesting landscapes to offer any artist, and some of these sketches will make larger oil paintings at a later date. For the historians amongst us, Hopton Heath was the site of a famous bloody battle in 1643, in which both sides claimed victory - We'll call that a draw then!
About the Artist
Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…View full profile