The Old Orchard, Cranborne Manor
A second watercolour from last weekend. A couple of Summers ago I visited the gardens at Cranborne Manor, Dorset and this gorgeous tree was in the grounds. The light was stunning and - because I was shooting into the sun to get this image - there were light spots scattered across the tree tops. Although it’s not normally something we would see by eye, I thought it might make an interesting image to try to capture in paint.
About the Artist
I have always loved art and as a child I would frequently be found drawing the trees in the garden. I first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator in London and Dorset for fifteen years. One of my favourite posts was illustrating natural-history display-boards in watercolour & ink for Dorset…View full profile