Bodiam views, high summer


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Hi Heather, aren't we lucky!

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With the sun shining in a clear blue mid-summer sky, I returned to one of my favourite, and also lovely and quiet places to paint at Bodiam. The temperature was soaring so I went to a beautiful spot at the top of a track beside the orchard, which offers wonderful views across the valley and being so high up, a very welcome summer breeze. It was a challenge with the heat and bright sun on my board, but it was so good to be outside, once again enjoying the beautiful countryside of East Sussex.

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Fran Russell

I live in the Weald of Kent and paint landscapes in oils, en plein air. I love working on location with my subject live and in front of me – it is challenging and sometimes frustrating but above all it is inspirational and totally addictive. Experiencing nature while trying to capture “that…

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