The setting for this painting didn't take very much travelling to - it is right behind my cottage on the outskirts of a Lincolnshire village called Grimoldby. To add a little interest in the foreground, I introduced a little evidence of water. This is artistic licence at it's best as I have never actually seen any water there but I have always given a great deal of importance to the foregrounds in my work. Foregrounds are important because they lead the observer into the picture and offer an opportunity for the artist to really lay the paint on thick and aggressively. This assists in the illusion of perspective as things that are close to you are clear with dense colour, in fact a lot of my foregrounds are applied with a palette knife. I enjoy really laying the paint on thick with lots of separate colours on the palette at the same time.
Litho print, overall size 20½" x 14", image size 18½" x 11½"
Signed limited edition of 500