Larkspur on mantlepiece

Larkspur on mantlepiece

I love the strong angles in this piece Crispian.

Love the harmony in this; how you have used the colours of the flowers elswhere in the painting. It has a feeling of serenity.

Thank you, that is exactly how I felt about the colours

Hang on Studio Wall

It has been ages since I last put any paintings up, so time to rectify that. This is one of my all time favourites. I loved the colours of the larkspur and just had to paint them. 16"x 20"

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Crispian Oates

When I was at school in the 60's or 70's we were never taught art properly and it was a wasted opportunity. You would never give someone a violin and say "Have a go and see how you get on" with no tuition of basic techniques. However, we did go for lectures at the Tate and there I learnt to…

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