The Red Tree

Art by Nancy Farmer

New painting, going into the 303 Gallery’s Christmas exhibition next week. The theme was ‘A Walk in the Woods’…I know, it’s a bit Glastonbury, but at the same point there are interesting environmental and horticultural lessons here to be learned about dandelions and why we should be careful about cutting down trees…

The Red Tree - painting in watercolour by Nancy Farmer The Red Tree – painting in watercolour by Nancy Farmer

Detail of Dragon Detail of Dragon

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Detail of Dandelions Detail of Dandelions

I’m a fan of Dandelions, and they are good for the soil – but what you see is the mere tip… of the dandelion. This is why they are good for the soil, but of course this is also why they are so very difficult to get rid of, like a self-respecting weed should be.

A foolhardy woodcutter A foolhardy woodcutter

Below is the original sketch for the painting – the painting is watercolour, but the sketch was digital, worked up on my tablet which…

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