In the gum forest north of Sydney
I've been away on holiday in Australia and this is my first attempt at painting a scene from my travels. This is near Bobbin Head and the Kalkari Discovery Centre north of Sydney. The gum forests are beautiful places - often with weird and wonderful contorted branches and lovely light dappling the ground. Hope I have conveyed something of the atmosphere.
About the Artist
Hello. I am a retired Chartered Building Surveyor who took up watercolours at the age of 66 fifteen years ago. It is never too late! Whilst I could always draw and understood perspective ( my training helped that) I had never painted other than a few sketches for clients as an articled pupil 60…View full profile