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Trees of Richmond Park

I’ll be exhibiting with Kingston and Surrey Artists Open Studios in June this year and sharing a studio with other artists which is based just beside Richmond Park. It seemed like a good plan to base a body of work on a feature of the park and apply my learning from the course that I did earlier in the year at The Slade.

I love the trees in winter when you can clearly see the structure of the branches. I also really like to see the ancient trees in the park, which are left to slowly break down and in the process provide food and housing for various insects.

I decided to do a series of small scenes of the park trees and some larger colourful abstracts based on the ancient fallen trees with their wonderful roots. Here are the first three……

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