…and that was timely because I attended Chandos Society of Artists En Plein Air day at Steart Marshes, at the mouth of The tidal River Parrett. This is a vast, atmospheric area where the Hinkley Point pylons have just started their hissing, crackling march across Somerset.
No artwork worth displaying yet – just a couple of scribbles and lots of photos and ideas. Some of the sights are enough to tempt the very deeply hidden abstract artist in me. This is the mud dried out on the edge of the channel.
There are many intriguing patterns here:
I walked over to the village of Combwich which presented itself almost as a french village in Champagne:
But, to stop me being fanciful, this is what I found – actual Glorious Mud!
And to complete the range of artistic possibilities, how about a bit of Sci-Fi with this Somerset Dalek?
To be continued….