Ancient Juniper stump. pen and wash sketch
This is a sketch of the remains of one of the Dwarf Juniper trees that grow at certain hieghts in the Karacoram Mountains, this one was on the morrain ridge at the snout of the Chongolosia Glacia that I passed on my way into the mountains to climb a peak. Because of the slow rate of growth at these altitudes these trees tend to be very old. I could not resist this one it just seemed like a natural frame for the mountains beyond, one of which was a mountain called K7.
About the Artist
I have always loved the outdoors and have climbed and walked in various places in the world, after giving numerous slide shows and talks about my trips to raise money for charity, i realised the slides and photos did not do what i saw justice, so I decided to start trying to paint. I am self taught…View full profile