• autumn colours on the canal
  • the winding lane
  • autumn colours
  • walk through the autumn woods
  • twisted oak
  • aspen autumn
  • The stag
  • autumn stroll
  • autumn splendour
  • golden aspens
  • autumn colours
  • sonya's house -final
  • grape  harvest
  • pumpkin harvest
  • bonfire night

Autumn

Through the copper beech!

sonya's house -final

Commissioned by Sonya and Paul Latham, the challenge was to paint their home differently. I chose to see their house through the stunning copper beech tree that glorifies their garden. In early spring this tree is a deep crimson brown, it’s the king of trees.

In the autumn it changes to green and gold and burnt sienna. Sonya was walking across the lawn as I watched and it made the perfect painting. I think that looking through the copper beech makes you work harder as a viewer.

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