John Hurford : Wistman's Wood Revisited

 

The Peter Weatherill Award for Best Landscape

John Hurford

‘Wistman’s Wood Revisited’

£2000.00

Pencils: Faber Castell  Polychromos and some Derwent B pencil
Paper: Arches HP 300gsm
63 x 51cm

I have been visiting Wistman’s Wood (an ancient oak wood on Dartmoor), drawing (graphite pencil) and painting it since 2003. I hadn’t been for a couple of years, but on buying a new set of pencils I was inspired to go back. I felt that coloured pencils would be ideal to draw mossy ferny twisted oaks.

 

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