Mountain Sketches

A series of sketches and photographs examine the surfaces of mountains when covered with snow. Using a variety of mark making and mixed media to explore how lines and textures create fascinating structures which are only apparent when snow is present. These are small sketches using graphite and paint, created on location. IMG_5545IMG_5549IMG_5558IMG_5559IMG_5439

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Winter Sketching

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The landscape was heavy in snow, then the wind began to blow.

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These studies are the start of my new explorations in 2018. My work will examine how weather reflects on the landscape around Ardnamurchan. Working in mixed media will enable me to combine washes and mark making to layer effects which reflect those scenes around the rugged Highland landscape.