I have recently been inspired by the work of Ann Blockley and her trees in the June issue of the 'Artist' magazine. I used an outline of a tree, painted the negative shapes around the landscape with acrylic inks then, scrumpled clingfilm into it. After it had dried, took it off and painted in some branches with ink pen and coloured ink. I enjoyed the process and learned a total new experience of painting trees.
About the Artist
In 1991, I completed a degree to teach Primary School children, a BEd Hons, majoring in Art. I worked as an Occupational Therapist carrying out craft activities with young adults of learning disabilities. I kept up my painting with compiling illustrations for friends on two occasions. In between I…View full profile