daffodil · Fishing in the Spring Van Gogh · Mothering sunday · Spring · Uncategorized

The heralds of Spring!

I very much welcome Mothering Sunday as with its arrival signs of spring are evident everywhere and let’s face it those signs have never been more welcome after the glacial blasts of last February. There is indeed nothing like the Northern European spring and it has been much celebrated in all the arts but here… Continue reading The heralds of Spring!

Fishing in the Spring Van Gogh · Spring · Uncategorized · Water colour pencil

Painting of the month

Van Gogh’s  ‘Fishing in the Spring’ the pont de Clichy oil on canvas 1887 There is nothing more beautiful than the Northern European spring and this painting reminds us of the freshness and the green intensity of colours after the grey of winter. Painted alongside his fellow painters Paul Signac and Emile Bernard in the… Continue reading Painting of the month