Category Archives: Landscape art

Helen White landscape paintings and photography and on the subject of these themes in art in general.

You are everything and everything is you

It was clearly going to be  one of those days when music lyrics “spoke to me”…I could sense this from the fact that my iPod, on random shuffle, delivered “He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother” followed by 1990s weepathon girl … Continue reading

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Seeing through mist

There was a morning, last week, when the world outside turned to pea soup; the first fog of the year where we live. Setting off for my early morning dog walk, I chose the country estate near my village that … Continue reading

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Stillness in the midst

Considering words that I could annex to the title of this post (and of my new painting), a quick Google search of “Stillness in the midst of…” came up with “…chaos” and “…turmoil” as the most typical add-ons, although “fragmented light” … Continue reading

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Fragments of sky, boxes of clouds

Skies and clouds are far from new subjects for me but my latest are a detour away from oil on canvas…to the use of oil on paper, something I’d never tried before.  With no expectation as to how successful the … Continue reading

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Tapping into source

‘Towards the light’ is my latest commission, soon to be hung in a  lovely room where people go, quite simply, ‘to feel better’. I was given free rein with the subject but my self-brief was to use the warmest possible tones to … Continue reading

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Something’s Springing!

Whether its according to the Gaelic festival of Imbolc or the celebration of Groundhog Day that has its roots in an old German tradition, there are some who consider today – 2nd February –  to be the start of Spring. … Continue reading

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The Dark That Allows Us To Know The Light

I recently took a step out of the framed, contained paintings that are my norm and ordered myself a canvas of new proportions; something about as big as I could practically transport to a gallery and with sufficient depth to … Continue reading

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Hay-ho, We Must Be Home!

A typical sight across the English countryside in late August is that of hay bales spaced out in fields and across hillsides and it is one that I love deeply, not least for being something that signals to me that … Continue reading

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From One Extreme to the Other – My Latest Paintings

The pattern of how I work is generally such that I paint like a fury for a few weeks, pretty-much lost in the creative bubble of my right-brain and on some sort of mission to paint this or that – … Continue reading

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Magnificent Mayflower

One of the very first posts that I ever wrote for this blog, so just over a year ago now, was about the wonderful display of hawthorn – or Mayflower – that I had come across along the field edges … Continue reading

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