Category Archives: gardening

The sweet smell of nostalgia, Barrel Organs & Barges

A display of the maritime history of Ipswich seen through a window at “The Waterfront, Ipswich, Suffolk” Copyright http://www.chriswoodartist.com 2014 I have a tiny bolt hole on the East Coast and when I feel like some inspiration, a glass of

The sweet smell of nostalgia, Barrel Organs & Barges

A display of the maritime history of Ipswich seen through a window at “The Waterfront, Ipswich, Suffolk” Copyright http://www.chriswoodartist.com 2014 I have a tiny bolt hole on the East Coast and when I feel like some inspiration, a glass of

Superstores, cheap plonk and hand made paper

Knocking superstores has become a national pastime but today I can report good news ! I have been aciduously collecting the flowers from my camellia and have a huge carrier bag of them. My idea was to put them in

Superstores, cheap plonk and hand made paper

Knocking superstores has become a national pastime but today I can report good news ! I have been aciduously collecting the flowers from my camellia and have a huge carrier bag of them. My idea was to put them in

Spring has Sprung !

“Camellia 26.2.14” copyright http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved. Today’s research reveals that – apparently, the Camellia is a cousin of the tea plant and the symbol of Alabama. As magnificent as they are, sadly, the flowers drop off after a while

Spring has Sprung !

“Camellia 26.2.14” copyright http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved. Today’s research reveals that – apparently, the Camellia is a cousin of the tea plant and the symbol of Alabama. As magnificent as they are, sadly, the flowers drop off after a while

Wisteria, potters wheels and back ache !

“Forty-two foot Paradise” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com 2012  My tiny garden, as seen from my bedroom window – incidentally there is a shed underneath that wisteria ! This is how it looked at the height of the growing season last year. I’m

Wisteria, potters wheels and back ache !

“Forty-two foot Paradise” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com 2012  My tiny garden, as seen from my bedroom window – incidentally there is a shed underneath that wisteria ! This is how it looked at the height of the growing season last year. I’m

chriswoodartist: urban landscape

“urbanlandscape” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved 1.4.2013 I couldn’t resist taking this shot – my only regret is that the flash on my trusty and battered Nikon D40 has died. I could have done with a little more light on

chriswoodartist: urban landscape

“urbanlandscape” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved 1.4.2013 I couldn’t resist taking this shot – my only regret is that the flash on my trusty and battered Nikon D40 has died. I could have done with a little more light on

chriswoodartist : a walk in the park & other stories

“inverted stump : Stansted Park Series” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved.  The original 210 x 297 mm drawing was made in pen and oil pastel – this was scanned and worked on in Photoshop, playing with layers, filters and colours.

chriswoodartist : a walk in the park & other stories

“inverted stump : Stansted Park Series” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved.  The original 210 x 297 mm drawing was made in pen and oil pastel – this was scanned and worked on in Photoshop, playing with layers, filters and colours.

The Queen Elizabeth Country Park [& other stories]

“Beech Trees : Queen Elizabeth Country Park” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved“fallen tree : Queen Elizabeth Country Park ” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved“hawthorn : Queen Elizabeth Country Park” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved“fallen leaves : Queen Elizabeth Country Park”

The Queen Elizabeth Country Park [& other stories]

“Beech Trees : Queen Elizabeth Country Park” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved“fallen tree : Queen Elizabeth Country Park ” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved“hawthorn : Queen Elizabeth Country Park” © http://www.chriswoodartist.com all rights reserved“fallen leaves : Queen Elizabeth Country Park”