Looking South to coast over Western Beacon with a Northwesterly front bring snow and eye watering wind.
Grass bents and bedstraw golden and pale. Purple Moor grass maroon, bracken bronze orange.
Exhibition of our Granite Elements Project at Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Artists responses…. wide and varied. Will be on tour at Dartmoor National Park Princetown from November to January. A fabulous Moor than Meets the Eye Project.
Big day at Natural England Yarner on the Granite Elements Project. Open Studio and 2 Elemental Workshops. Families & Fun..Cake & Coffee. Art & well……… artiness. Pics speak for themselves. Thank you All. Inc. Dawlish Walking Club who had an impromptu private view.
So whose a lucky girl, when Dartmoor National Park received an email from 8 Norwegian men from Tromso enquiring about mud racing, skydiving, cricket and landscape painting among other English pastimes, …..ah send that to Amanda.
What a fantastic day we had, a Grand Day In, as the wind and rain on north Dartmoor was 48 mph! We painted, walked, explored Gidleigh, laughed a lot, shared a traditional Norwegian lunch together and painted some more, we even had an exhibition. It was all filmed, so my 15 minutes of fame will be in Tromso. What good sports they were.
Winter Walking Tors Dartmoor. Hail sun and long shadows.
A school, flock, parliament, charm or murder of artists? A very enjoyable day creating at Yarner. We are all responding to PLACE on the Granite Elements Project. Made a start on the earth painting, the rain helped. Happy face.
Prepped & packed for our Artists Day on The Granite Elements Project tomorrow.
Raw linen stretched. Knives scraped. Earthy palette. Micaceous haematite. Searching for deposits of sands, ballclay and lignite. All in the Bovey Basin., washed down from the granite on Dartmoor. This is going to be fun……now where’s me raincoat.
Dartmoor November 13 eve of the Beaver Supermoon. Low Sun. Long shadows. Ice in puddles. Grey Wethers two stone circles. Sittaford Tor. southwest to newly unearthed Third Stone Circle. The flint core knapped by a local up to 4,000 years ago. They awaited the same moon…..
Artists Day at Yarner on the Bovey Parishscapes Project. Beautiful Autumnal Colours. Researching geology of the area. Greys and Pinks granite & quartz. Yellow & red clay & tin. Shiny Ore from Kelly and the green string of sausages.
Haytor. Art Walk. Bees buzzing. Cows mooing. Foals skipping. Dogs swimming. Buzzards circling, Cerise Heather. Coconut gorse. Bracken turning. Views to the coast. Young artists creating & teddy came too, up the t-shirt! JUST WONDERFUL.