Trees at Sudbourne Suffolk


That sounds brilliant Rachel and I really like this result- it's a really strong image. Good for you!!

That's really interesting. Good result. When you say instinct, does that mean you applied paint without doing a drawing to begin with?

Thanks both Sarah’s - Yes I literally went in with sky and land vaguely following colours that were there - changed the scenery about then sat the trees on top and sort of made it up as I went along- used a lot of palette knife - but no drawing

I think your instinct is proving to be very good!

Love this Rachel, juicy brush marks. Beautifully liberated!

Great energetic work Rachel, and something a bit different!

Looks great Rachel.

Love the loose style, really good painting.

Thank you so much for such encouraging comments - much appreciated.

Fabulous result… it!

Beautiful Rachel works well 🥰

Thank you Fiona, Coral and Faye- such lovely comments

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Ive joined a weekly Plein air group and we are encouraged to break out of our routine way of painting…. I painted purely by instinct… I’m not sure about this, it’s scary but somehow liberating-and fun!

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Rachel Wood

I paint Plein Air, and landscapes are my passion. The changing light, never knowing quite what may happen, searching for a subject, meeting passers by, all add to the excitement and richness of landscape painting. My other passion is playing the violin, occasionally in and around the streets and…

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