Ashwinstudio art blog - May, 2019


The Old Tree

9th May, 2019

The Old Tree oil sketch

I saw this lovely old tree and made a quick oil study. Oil on board, 30 x 21 cm In detail

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Wandlebury Path , Cold Wax Painting

8th May, 2019

Wandlebury Path cold wax painting

This painting is a continuation of my study of woodlands. I decided to use cold wax and to keep the painting loose and I did not a paint brush once during the […]

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Wiveton Wood

8th May, 2019

Wiveton Wood oil on canvas

Whilst driving to the east coast for a camping trip, I was struck by this hidden gem of a wood with the early afternoon sun flooding through the treetops and stopped to […]

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Sheep’s Green, Morning Sun

7th May, 2019

I really walking from Newnham meadows car park to Cambridge centre passing through Lammas Land and Sheep’s Green. And on one such much morning I was really struck by the strong shadows […]

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February Snow, Grantchester

3rd May, 2019

Oil painting February Snow Grantchester

I made an early morning trip to capture the snow before melt. Battling with numb fingers, I made quick sketches and took photos to use as reference back in the studio. Oil […]

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New Adjustable Wall Easel

2nd May, 2019

I decided to build a wall easel that is easily adjustable and does not take up much room. I chose anodised aluminium profile as it is strong, very straight and takes up […]

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