Belynda Henry

The trees

Medium
acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas
Further information

My painting The trees is part of an evolving series of paintings that began in 2012 in which my work has seen a swing from abstracted, geometric-style landscapes towards more of a representation of the landscape I am so intrigued by.

The landscape has been my main subject and source of inspiration for over 15 years. However, for the first time I am completely noticing the trees. I see them as stunning shapes and contrasting colours, fitting together like a huge jigsaw puzzle into the landscape.

To me this painting is a calm, tranquil place. Living in a long, beautiful valley, it is a summary of all the amazing flashes of landscape I drive past everyday.

- Belynda Henry