Autumn at Batsford Arboretum

Autumn at Batsford Arboretum

Love your bold mark making and application of the paint.

Yes, lovely bold and well placed strokes. A great painterly effect all round, with delightful sweeps of light. Bri

Those two tree trunks are is the rest of the painting but the trunks look firmly planted and strong. Love the palette too Tessa.

Beautiful composition and colours, Tessa.

Many thanks for all your lovely comments, Dawn,Maureen, Margaret, Brian, Fiona and Cesare. I just love painting plein air!

The green path takes us through the trees into the light green, beautiful Tessa.

Thank you Carole!

Adorable painting, Tessa! Wonderful lights create a great atmosphere of this place! Lovely colors! Good job!

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Oil 12x10” on board. Started a week ago at the arboretum, and finished off at home. I felt the red leaves were a bit too bright so toned them down a bit! Going again tomorrow with friends but just sketching as the forecast is a bit chilly for standing painting for hours!

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Tessa Gwynne

I have returned to painting over the last few years having relocated from Cardiff to the Cotswolds in 2009 and joined the Guiting Power Art Group. Although I did a year's Foundation Course at art college after leaving school, I hadn’t painted much in the interim, except for a few attempts here and…

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