A watercolour flower painting by myself followed by a review of an exhibition of the paintings of Winifred Nicholson.
Forsythia, although a native shrub of China, has become a favourite and familiar flower in many English cottage gardens. During the month of March it cuts a dash that seems daring and a bit brash in an in your face kind of way. But I must admit I like it’s vividness and verve – especially … Continue reading Spring – Yellow Sunshine
Mood - Colour, Contrast and Harmony
A surprisingly wide variety of wintry flowers growing at a Worcestershire specialist plant nursery.
February is snowdrop time here in the UK. I usually like to go on a snowdrop stroll, preferably a winter woodland walk; at this turning point in the year- poised as it is between the gloominess of winter and the hopefulness of spring. A particular favourite place of mine to visit is the Painswick Rococo Garden. … Continue reading Snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden
My experiments with layers of watercolour glazing together with an appraisal of the work of Sean Scully
Arne Maynard - Garden Designer