The wildness of tigers in Sumatra and Chinese scroll paintings.
Looking at pictures of trees and foliage, I was reminded of the documentary David Hockney: A Bigger Picture . In the film, we see Hockney, having left life in Los Angeles, standing on the grass verges of Yorkshire country lanes with canvas and easel, painting the landscape in all weathers. Here he has chosen a common sightContinue reading “David Hockney’s hedgerows”
Watercolours made on the beach at Shingle Street in Suffolk.
A 1930s tourist brochure for the Ariege featuring the two main attractions; the thermal spas and the Prehistoric cave paintings at Niaux.
In the winter and with snow on the ground outside, I took an atmospheric torch lit tour of the cave at Niaux. The purpose was to get a glimpse of rare Prehistoric cave paintings. One kilometre in, we all turned our torches off and stood in the pitch darkness. The guide demonstrated the unique acousticsContinue reading “The Cave at Niaux, France”