• winter wonderland
  • path through the snow
  • going sledging
  • winter walk
  • heavy snowfall
  • snow in the alps
  • snow in the alps
  • christmas snowfall
  • last run of the day
  • snowy postbox
  • snow days 1
  • Christmas shopping
  • winter-phonebox
  • skier 2
  • skier 1
  • snowy flock
  • no class today
  • the snowboarder
  • sledging
  • postbox-snowy
  • snow-winterhill-003
  • redrocks

Winter

Going sledging

going sledging

This is a painting about fun family days in winter. I was inspired by the impressionists love of painting snow (Monet  and Pissaro) and I’ve deliberately left my scarlet underpainting show through to contrast with the blue shadows and the thick impasto white snow.

Tree branches are left to the viewer to discover by occasional white brush strokes or silhouettes.

Now tell me, Are they going sledging or coming home?

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