….Because Northumberland isn’t always sunny. Sometimes a greyscale colour scheme can be even more gorgeous than bright blue skies. A monochrome palette highlights the imagery and the contrast is so much nicer.
The Northumberland coast is so so gorgeous and I can’t go home without visiting a beach. I definitely have my favourites; Seaton Point, High Newton, Bamburgh. Last time I was back I decided to go to one I’ve never actually been to, despite only living a few miles from it my whole life. I wasn’t disappointed. Warkworth Beach is another huge expanse of unspoilt coastline to add to my list of must see beaches. I also couldn’t resist snapping a vibrant oil seed rape field on the way home!
I’ve just been home for a beautiful wedding by the sea in Northumberland. Whenever I’m home, I can’t resist taking a drive into the hills. One of my favourite views has also been used for ‘The Hobbit’ poster. It’s just stunning and definitely a strong competitor for New Zealand! (When you catch it on a rare sunny day :-))
I’ve been madly painting for The Alnmouth Arts Festival in June. If you’re around, please come and see more of my work! Here’s a sneaky peak to tempt you….