Oak Bole


This wonderful hollow tree is on the A339 near Greenham Common. I used pens, pencils, pastels and a variety of bottled inks in my attempt to portray the weathered and gnarly surface of its trunk (bole is another word for tree trunk).

Oak Bole, mixed media on A3 paper

Oak Bole

mixed media on A3 paper
mounted in ice white card to fit a 22 x 16″ frame


Made for the Artikinesis exhibition We Are Forest.