Yesterday I worked all day on my three thistle paintings here is the second one, done in time for my little Exhibition next week.
Number 3 of my thistle paintings, stage 1. It’s great to work on several painting together one can get a real creative flow going, stopping and starting can be so counter productive.
Yesterday I posted the first stage of the number 1 of a triplet of paintings inspired by thistles. I have 2 in progress now, here is progress on the first and stage one of the second,
I decided to abandon the last painting I posted on my blog and covered it with blue tinted primer to be reborn as something else. It will form part of a trio of works inspired by a patch of thistles in Hotham Park.Here is the first stage of one of them.
I am drawn to wild untidy things and I find thistles hard to resist. They have interesting shapes at all stages of development and have that added connotation of suffering associated with prickles. When they tidied this part of the Park for the Bognor in bloom competition I was pleased they left these for the…