Siden Hill Wood and Marsh Lane Nature Reserve: April into May

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In other people’s watercolours, woodland light and foliage looks deceptively simple. In this sequence, I am struggling with it.

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The greens are built from phthalo blue and aurolean, the neutrals from variously rose madder, burnt sienna and ultramarine.

3 responses to “Siden Hill Wood and Marsh Lane Nature Reserve: April into May

  1. 🙂 !!

    An inspiring quote from Hockney: “It’s only having seen a tree’s inner structure, with its branches laid bare in winter,” that one “learns to experience, and then to render, that tree’s subsequent summer fullness-and then vice versa.”

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