SHEEP TREE

SHEEP TREE; unstable weather 40cmsx50cms

UNSTABLE WEATHER Oil on canvas 40cmsx50cms

Another painting, from a slightly different angle, which I developed from the oil sketches I made in Civita Castellana, Italy. This was a fabulous painting experience, working in these fields in the company of a flock of sheep, which repeatedly returned to the shade of the two trees despite the efforts of the shepherd to move them away.

Although the weather was warm, it was a bit stormy during the time I was there.

Still-life

Keep those flies off! 20cmsx20cms

MILK JUG Oil on canvas 20cmsx20cms

After unusual weeks of winter sunshine, it has become very grey and rainy here, so it seemed like a good idea to think about some still-life. But even that’s been difficult with shifting light; brilliant flashes of sunshine with long moments of gloom