winter flowers

winter flowers in the studio....

I must have flowers, always, and always
— Claude Monet

banksia . banksia

One looks,looks long, and the world comes in
— Joseph Campbell

back to work! Into the last month of painting in the garden. Painting what I love most.

the last days of winter

the last days of winter .....working with paper........ inspired by nature


dusty landscapes

winter drawing in the garden with pastels . 

winter landscape

winter gathering

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of landscape - the loneliness of it - the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.
— Andrew Wyeth