Georgina’s landscapes

Georgina’s fascination with landscapes stemmed from a childhood immersed in the Dorset countryside, with its rolling hills, fields and woodlands. The sense of space, of land and sky, is something evident in her paintings, as is a sense of light which transforms the colour of things. The static forms of landscape are made dynamic byContinue reading “Georgina’s landscapes”

‘It ain’t necessarily so…’

I didn’t have a stack of mirrors, so I raided the kitchen drawer for tin foil! It forms a great reflective surface for a still-life composition. Playing with images of reality and illusion is something that Florence Henri toyed with, an American-born artist who developed her photographic style in her mid-30’s. She created a photographicContinue reading “‘It ain’t necessarily so…’”

Atmosphere

A sunny day and a drive to the beach was the perfect opportunity to do some sketching. A long cliff curves round the bay into the distance and one way of conveying this is by using stronger tones for things closer while using paler tones for things in the distance. The effect of the atmosphereContinue reading “Atmosphere”