Teasel Patch

I return again again to this patch of teasels in the conservation area of the park. They start a lovely soft green then the mauve flowers appear and they gradually change into gentle beiges and finally shades of brown. I have incuded them in several artworks.      

Autumn daze

I went to the park today armed with a new drawing pad and pastels. I will post the sketch I did another time but the stars of today’s show were definitely these teasels and  Michaelmas daisies. The sun was warm and the Park seemed in a daze, or was it me? ?

Wild Patch

I love the wild corners of Hotham Park. This is a lovely sunny place in the wildlife conservation area. The late summer colours are glorious with yellow ragwort, seeded docks and teasels. This is painted acrylic on a 70 x 70cm fine cotton box canvas.


This began as a black and white mono print which I messed with in my pixelmator programme. The reed beds in the wildlife conservation part of Hotham are a wonderful tangle of grasses and teasel seed heads. Later I plan to do a larger painting of this place.