This an Instagram ten-day challenge! I am writing these posts to ‘flesh out’ my theme called: The Colour of Landscape
I like close-up surface interest. I became very experimental in oils, so in addition to my love of colour and glazing, I added text and collage to my landscapes. Here you can see some maps of the Ridgeway are embedded into the landscape. Thank you Fillingdon Fine Arts for finding a new owner for this painting.
This is the first painting that had text added to it – from an old Chaucer book. The text is The Wife of Bath, and the painting is 90cm x 60cm. I have since decided to reserve collage mostly for life painting and still life.
I experimented with found patterns, using a roller, sgraffito and impasto.
But, overwhelmed with choices I went back to the drawing board…literally!