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During Lockdown I have used my garden as a wonderful source of inspiration.

I'm afraid the enforced restrictions on travel have clipped my wings somewhat!!!

However, it's been a great opportunity to see the garden seasonally.

The resulting paintings I think, seem to have a less figurative approach with more emphasis on relationships between shapes and colours.

I've enjoyed this loose style and an expansion of tools besides traditional paintbrushes.

I am loving the resulting effects and I hope you do too!

My oil painting of irises is a combination of iris head shapes, colours and contrasting movements between the different plants striving for light.