Angle. Getting right up close to the trees, where you can feel the roughness of the bark, see the bumps and lumps. This painting is very tactile, to achieve this I’ve used a mix of acrylic and oil paints in a mix of mat and gloss in order to create the textures.
The fourth of 9 paintings in my series on perspectives.
I am inspired by the trees around me. Looking up I realise that they were here long before me. And that they will be here long after I am gone.
The full series of 9 paintings describe my perspectives: