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.

Thameside Path

Thameside Path, Putney. 14.04.15 24°c. Sunny. Light cloud.

Chiswick Park

W4 Chiswick Park 01.10.09 14°C. Sunny day. Gouache 594mm x 420mm

Chiswick Park

W4 Chiswick Park 16.10.09 12°C. Overcast sky with gusts of wind. Rain threatening. Gouache 594mm x 420mm

Chiswick Park

W4 Chiswick Park 29.09.09 14°C. Overcast. Very flat light. Gouache 594mm x 420mm

Dukes Landing Nature Reserve

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...

Dukes Landing Nature Reserve

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...

Chiswick Park

W4 Chiswick Park 17.06.10 15°C. Blue sky, light wind.