The ‘poesie pastoral’ piece has taken a leap forward after being ‘married’ to it’s backdrop.
After a meditative period of looking and thinking the board is laid on the floor, a long brush loaded with paint and I’m away!
The black overdrawing being an initial response to two seemingly disparate images colliding.
Leaves echo woodgrain echo pea pods. The narrative of the painting evolves layer over layer through a process of doing and undoing.