I love wooded paths and especially if there’s sunlight and shadow. As an artist, I’m always on the lookout for interesting light patterns within a landscape and all the better if the scene has a path. It’s then that the light comes alive playing across a dirt path or as it touches the leaves on a tree. If a certain place has these points, then I’ve got the makings for a good painting. Winding pathways always adds interest for me because there’s an air of mystery, what’s beyond the point of the path that I can’t see . . . I like creating my story.
I recently came across an image that photographer Robyn Lovelock (of pmp) had taken of a special place in Victoria. It had all the right ingredients and I couldn’t resist. Here is my interpretation using oil pastels . . .