Breaking down the landscape. The Fleet & Chesil beach from the farm. Very early sketches,  done both in the landscape & back at the studio. I’m working on line & mark, perspective & pallet.  The swan emerged in the last sketch (The Fleet is a nesting site for swans).

Musing on old farming methods

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below: En plein air landscape sketch – The Fleet & Chesil Beach from the farm.

Back in the studio testing:



Night time:

Testing: Outlining

On the beach: Thinking about imprint, trace and shadow. Repeating outlines of pebbles: