Sunday 2 December 2012

Skyline 2: green field, May

This is bigger and less yellow than the first Skyline painting, and the trees are both barer and clearer. It's also from a different viewpoint - further along the path, higher up the hill, and closer to the trees.

I like the way that the field in the foreground dips and folds. The day in May that I took the source photographs on had scudding clouds and swift-moving light that caught those folds to a nicely dramatic effect.

The observant regular reader of this blog may, if they have a good memory, also recognise the trees from the drawing, Study in Yellow.

Oil on canvas, 38 x 46 cm
27 November 2012

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