Heat of the dusty track.
Soft earth rises on
swallows, low over fields of barley.
Clouds burst in the deepening blackening blue.
Larch trees, Auchterhouse hill, Sidlaws, north of Dundee. Ink, charcoal and acrylic on paper – 150 cm x 45 cm.
Detail from Larch trees.
Kellie Castle. Acrylic, ink and charcoal on paper. The title comes from the track ‘Edina’ by Blue Rose Code, a band from Leith, Edinburgh which I was listening to.
Ink and acrylic on paper.
Sycamore tree, Kellie estate.
Sitting in the top corner of a hay field looking across the Forth. The smell of cut grass. Butterflies and the sound of wood pigeons, deep shadows in the woods. Stinging nettles and bees. Heat. Shimmer.