Sometimes you chance upon a sight so beautiful that it simply takes your breath away. In the past this has included a pod of dolphins surrounding my boat - leaving me speechless and and overwhelmed with joy.
Often my emotional response to such sights is reach for my paints and try to capture the elements and I am usually disappointed with the results as capturing the essence of a magical moment is as tricky as capturing a will-o'-the-wisp or a unicorn. So when chancing on t
A photo of the initial stages of sculpting the paper into a Willow tree. When the initial layer has dried I start applying vivid background colours. This can be seen in the yellow & red stage-two picture in the bottom right hand corner of the photo. The painting only emerges after a number of layers and colour enhancement.
I love to sculpt willow trees as they are so synonymous with the East Anglian landscape