10 March 2021
As Spring Equinox is almost here I wanted to capture the remaining weeks of winter in corresponding colours, the more subtle neutral palette I'm seeing on my local walks, then I had a full moon fire ceremony last month. For a while I've been researching how to make natural pigments so I saved the ashes of that fire to incorporate and play with added texture in my winter works. White gesso has proved the vital ingredient and with a tub of ashes for future use, it seems I'm literally playing with fire!
I woke around the same time to a fiery sunrise, an orange ball of fire creeping over the hill. Nature and art entwined as ever, and really loving these colours.