seeing lavender…

After following a small path through woodland and undergrowth, then open saltmarsh and wide skies this was the inspirational view I stumbled on back in late summer on a glorious day near Thornham saltmarsh, Norfolk… a huge swathe of pale purple sea lavender flowers.

sea lavender, Norfolk © Mari French 2011

sea lavender, Norfolk © Mari French 2011

Below is the little sketch I did on the spot… can’t wait to re-interpret this as a large painting sometime!

Sea Lavender, Norfolk (sketch) © Mari French 2011

Sea Lavender, Norfolk (sketch) © Mari French 2011

purple obsession…

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I confess to being more than a little obsessed with dark purple tulips (often called black), especially ‘queen of the night’, at this time of year. The lustrous silk petals of these gorgeous flowers defy comparison and it’s almost impossible … Continue reading