A walk in Middlehaven


Lovely ... and how I agree with your descriptor!

Beautiful, Emma.

This is so well done. It gave me a real sense of nostalgia as my husband and I used to make and sell very similar looking pictures made with pressed wild flowers and herbs, I did the growing, pressing and designing and he the calligraphy and framing. We didn’t include wild life though😲

Thank you Heather, Shirley and Katy for the lovely comments.

Posted by Emma P on Tue 23 Jun 07:42:45

I agree with you Emma, love your study of wild flowers.

A record of things ephemeral - a lovely idea, and a beautifully painted piece.

Thank you Carole and Seok.

Posted by Emma P on Tue 23 Jun 13:03:43
Hang on Studio Wall

This part of Middlesbrough has been happily neglected for a few years, though the council and others have it earmarked for ‘development’. But in the meanwhile it’s a refuge for wildflowers and invertebrates. I go there sometimes on my lunch hour to sketch and take photos of what I find; here are some examples. These brownfield sites can be better for wildlife than more traditional beauty spots. Pen and wash on HP paper.

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Emma P

I'm an amateur painter from County Durham. I sketch and paint for my own enjoyment and relaxation; in particular, looking at the plants and animals in our local area and attempting to paint them. My painting "Goldfinches on Teasel" was chosen to be made into a card by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust. I…

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