Grave in the woods
This painting was completed for a local bloke I sometimes see in Oakenbank Woods, as he walks his dog. We started talking one day about art and photography, when out of the blue he told me that his father's ashes were sprinkled between the three saplings in the centre of this painting. He asked me to paint the scene and this is the result. The bluebell season was his favourite time of year. It was tricky, for me, because the trees were bare and I didn't want to clog the picture up with too much detail.
About the Artist
Brian J Mackay
I'm a retired FE lecturer (62), having taught Marketing and Geography to Travel & Tourism students for twenty years or so, and I DO miss it a bit. My wife, Diane, is from Kendal, where she introduced me to the Lake District fells, tarns and lakes. They have been a source of inspiration for me (and…View full profile