“In Gorse Country, Rain Approaching”

“In Gorse Country, Rain Approaching”, Oil on canvas, 12″ x 16″

September in Wicklow has the hills ablaze, with the gorse a searing yellow and the purple heather a velvet carpet lit  by strokes of sunlight flitting quickly in licks and swathes across the land. Close up the gorse flowers smell of honey; the delicate bright petals belie the branches upon which they spring, all prickly and scrubby and unbecoming, and a challenge to paint. They demanded artistic license, and they got it.

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One thought on ““In Gorse Country, Rain Approaching”

  1. Breath taking Fiona!

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