Whistle down the wind.


Acrylic and oil on wood panel

30 x 30cm (47 x 47cm in frame)

Painting sold framed


Part of the ‘Where the wind blows’ collection.

It’s amazing when you sit and absorb a landscape. We tend to think of winter being colourless and drab. As I sat and sketched in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains, I realised that the forest-clad hillsides were an amazing array of colours. The subtle browns and ochres of the oak and ash trees were punctuated by splashes of silver birch- their white trunks contrasting so beautifully with their purple canopies. I was delighted to find myself reaching for my favourite magenta paint, despite the howling wind whistling down the valley.

I’ve used acrylic and oil pigments to create a heavily textured effect, evocative of the windy day I enjoyed that afternoon.

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Dimensions 47 × 47 cm

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