Barefoot where the corn grows.

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.

On a walk in the Cotswolds this winter, we’d been slipping all over the place in the mud, when the path took us through an old corn field. I was struck by the sound of the cut stems crunching underfoot, and was extremely grateful I wasn’t barefoot. The whole landscape took on a spiky feel: the wind tore at our hair and the vegetation caught at our legs. It’s amazing how your senses are assailed by different landscapes. It was a wonderful walk.

I’ve used acrylic and oil paints and made lots of textured marks to create the spiky feel of that lovely day.

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Dimensions 47 × 47 cm

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