5 Feathers

5 Feathers

Friday, 22 July 2016

Linseed blue fields.


 These blue fields are quite a sight in the sunshine. They are linseed and grown as a break crop. The oil is harvested to use in paint. Also used for health foods, animal feeds and as a textile- flax. The flowers follow the sun so when we went out in the morning a shimmering blue but coming home later the fields were back to green as the flowers had closed up.
 I have been messing around with paint and oil pastels
the pale blue shimmers and hangs suspended in the landscape.

1 comment:

  1. These really capture the essence of the linseed fields you experienced. I look forward to seeing how they develop

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