I have been working on a commission which is top secret until the end of the Summer but I can tell you that it's sport related.
Whilst painting it I was reminded of a delightful Summer walk I took up to the top of Mount Caburn on the outskirts of Lewes.
In June and July the slopes come alive with a mass of wild flowers and butterflies.
From the top, the views over the South Downs , Lewes Brooks and the River Ouse are just stunning!!!!
|Views from mount Caburn
On this particular walk I stopped to watch, envious of their flight of freedom above the Sussex countryside.
This was a perfect picture and a perfect subject to paint ...
"From Caburn to Canopy"
|"From Caburn to Canopy" Painting of paragliding off Mount Caburn in Lewes, Sussex
On the other hand I've been re-landscaping parts of our garden. Laying new paths and tidying borders. Unfortunately this caused a trapped nerve in my neck which caused constant numbness in my right hand...the hand I paint with! Grrrr! Painting has NOT been easy!
Now an unexpected heatwave has arrived :)
In the mean time.....
The trees are turning green, the Bluebells are in flower and the Rapeseed fields are rapidly turning bright yellow!
I am busy planning walks for next week....watch this space!