Last Sunday, I found myself at the top of ‘our’ hill. After some very Aprilish weather, it was a day of huge sapphire skies with luminous clouds – oh, and beneath the sky the flat patterned fields with the mauve smudge of hills on the horizon behind the Levels.
And there’s the difficulty : the view is panoramic, miles wide from side to side….and from my point of view, holding up a pencil to measure, a mere six inches or so from top to bottom. This is about half the panorama!
I’ve attempted it may times – two years ago, later in the year, I did some ‘extracts’:
So I don’t know really know if I can add anything else. But I’ve started, as Magnus Magnusson used to say… but will I finish?
So far I’ve done two small sketches:
They’re about 5″x 7″.
The next step…will be reported…in due course!