As June continues to entertain us with turbulent weather, here’s one I made earlier, “After Hot Rain”. Given the choice, this technique is how I most like to paint. The view is Castelnau de Montmiral in the remote Tarn province of l’Occitaine, my ‘second home’. That summer we had some heavy thunderstorms off the Pyrenees. … Read more
As with sunrise, I’m just beginning to emerge from my birthday week end.
I am exhausted so clearly it was a success!
My very sincere thank you to each and every one of you who kindly thought to make the week end even better by sending your good wishes and especially for Matt Burton for his help setting up and Richard Burstow who having driven from England was a great and patient support.
I hope I’ve replied individually to all of you if not be so kind as to excuse me.
“Trees in a Breeze 1” , one of four in this series, all painted from the same spot on different days. Painted in oils ‘plien aire’, on location as one of a series, exploring colour vision and movement it measures 45 x 53 cm (18″ x 21″). Available. To acquire this painting or to commission … Read more
Painting ‘plien aire’, “Famous Wine Villages of #Bordeaux” series. Château Lafite Rothschild is one of only ten Châteaux listed as the very best in France by the Imperial classification of 1855, a classification still in use today. Thinking Mouton Cadet Bordeaux Wine, it’s said to be better than ever now. Produced by the #Medoc chateaux … Read more
Attention in Westminster? French Eurotunnel and ferry customs officers who mounted an “unlimited strike” by enforcing strict border controls – to mimic what may happen after Brexit – have caused tens of kilometres of traffic jams. Want to know more from a reliable source? There is an article in this published by the Anglo-French journal … Read more