The division of landscape – how it was created
The semi abstract painting I’m about to show you links to a previous article I wrote for the Academy issued last month so its a great follow on piece. It is part of a series of paintings based on a journey through and above (by glider) a particular part of the Yorkshire landscape in the environs of Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire.
From the air the division of the landscape is very apparent. Hedgerow’s, roads, boundary lines, woodland and arable fields create a rich mosaic for the viewer to behold. The landscape has morphed and changed many times over millennia. It’s a landscape steeped in history, settlement, war, migration, transition and change. This is my response to the landscape I’ve come to love, discover and to know so well.