Trees and Woodland Paths
Each A2 gouache sketch was painted on-site and completed, more or less, in three hours. The pictures develop abstract brush marks into factual descriptions. They are physical and personal and a primary example of improvised making with the risk of failure.
Abandoned Cemetery, Barn Elms, London. A4.
Bridge over Frenchman's Creek. 31.08.10
Monterey Pines in Helford. 30.08.10
Woodland path, Barn Elms. 29.07.14
Manaccan footpath. 29.07.10
SW15 Wandsworth Park path. 23.07.14 30°c. Bright sun.
Kestle footpath. 22.07.10
Kestle path. 21.07.10
SW13 Beverley Brook, Barn Elms 17.07.14 32°c.
SW13 Barnes Station. 16.05.14 20°c. Warm and sunny.
Thameside Path, Putney. 14.04.15 24°c. Sunny. Light cloud.
Frenchman's Creek. 09.07.10
Return to Kestle. 08.09.10
Frenchman's Pill. 07.09.10
SW13 Barn Elms Sport Fields. 07.08.14. 27°c.
Frenchman's Creek. 07.07.10
Frenchman's Pill. 06.09.10
River Path to Helford. 04.08.10
SW13 Beverley Brook, Barnes. 03.07.14 27°c. Sunny day.
Frenchman's Creek. 02.09.10
W4 Chiswick Park 01.10.09 14°C. Sunny day. Gouache 594mm x 420mm
W4 Chiswick Park 16.10.09 12°C. Overcast sky with gusts of wind. Rain threatening. Gouache 594mm x 420mm
W4 Chiswick Park 29.09.09 14°C. Overcast. Very flat light. Gouache 594mm x 420mm
W4 Dukes Landing Nature Reserve 04.06.10 A hot day, 28°C. Blue sky with occasional cloud. Floating seeds falling like snow over the three hours I spent on site. High pollen count. First signs of mosquitoes, bitten twice before changing into emergency long...
W4 Dukes Landing Nature Reserve 26.05.10 First visit to a secret little nature reserve adjacent to Barnes Bridge. The ground was like a switchback ride with trees clinging for dear life. The day was overcast with temperatures around 16°C. Gouache 594mm x...
W4 Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve 09.06.10 16°C. Blue sky, light wind. Lots of midges, many bites. Gouache 594mm x 420mm
W4 Chiswick Park 17.06.10 15°C. Blue sky, light wind.
SW13 Leg of Mutton Nature Reserve, Barnes 23.03.11 15°C. Blue sky, light wind.
SW6 Fulham Palace Gardens 06.04.11 21°C. Blue sky, warm and pleasant.
SW15 Kingsmere Lake, Putney Heath, next to A3 Kingston Road 23.05.12 26°C. Sunny.
SW13 Leg of Mutton Nature Reserve 29.05.12 24°C. Sun and cloud.
SW13 Leg of Mutton Nature Reserve 19.06.12 20°C. Cloudy.
Crete 70014, Eucalyptus tree, Hersonissos 15.08.12 Hot, blue sky.
SW13 Barn Elms Playing Fields, polluted fishing lake 05.07.13 23°C. Sunny.
SW13 Tombstone, abandoned cemetery, Barnes Common 02.09.13 24°C. Sunny.
Obelisk, abandoned cemetery
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