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I love this Charlotte can we see it bigger?
http://hillsofnottingham.wordpress.com/2013/03/10/drawing-again/try this one, I am having massive problems with the camera. Keeps corrupting the files. Glad you like it Mo, that means a lot from someone with your draughtsmanship skills
This is beautiful. You've captured the oak's strength and a certain magical delicacy.
Thank you, sadly worked from a photo, too cold to go and sit by the actual tree.
Charlotte, this is a delightful study of what must in life also be a tree with a very powerful presence. It looks like it must be 500 years old. Do you know anything about its history?
Thanks, it is one of my favourite Nottinghamshire trees. The tree sits on the edge of a ring ditch that forms part of the Iron age hill fort near Oxton village. You get to it on an old drovers track that links to a lovely green lane. Most of the remaining tress are ash and oak, but most are rather young.This venerable old man must be 200+ http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/3494/oldox_camp.html has some notes on the area.http://www.aerialphotography.org.uk/CropMarks/Archaeological/Oxton-Hill-Fort/22491240_6mmKqg#!i=1798241364&k=5b457dXhas some excellent aerial photos.This is a shot of the treehttp://myoxton.org/2013/01/07/aerial-images-of-oldox-camp-oxton/8348830729_65c2b4cce4_b/But google has not revealed any information on the tree itself.
A beautiful drawing of a magnificent tree.
You've done stunning job on this tree. Trees are such fascinating subjects to draw and paint because each one is an individual. I never tire painting them.