Towards the Crowns, drizzle. 28th October, 2014, 2.45pm

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Plein air, oil on board apprx. 24 x 15cm

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Below Wheal Owles, 19th October, 2014, 12.15pm

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Plein air, oil on board apprx. 24 x 15cm

At long last the bracken which smothers the cliffs during the spring and summer months in an unbroken green blanket has begun to acquire the brilliant russets, yellows and deep chocolate colours of autumn. The first small flowers of gorse are appearing in places and, if all goes well, their vibrant yellows will punctuate the quieter more varied tones of winter.