Acryllic on Fabriano paper 80 x 60cm unframed
The colour in the trees and on the water, combined with the bright light on this wide stretch of London's River Thames is a constant inspiration to me as it varies throughout the seasons. There aren't many wide open vistas in London so the Thames Path that runs along almost the entire length of the river offers a fantastic chance for me to decompress from this busy city. The river wiggles through London like a giant snake if you look at it on the map and creates these fantastic curvy views. I can't resist painting this particular one with the elegant arches of Putney Bridge and the Medieval Church Tower of St Mary's, home of the great social justice championing Putney Debates of the 1640s.