All photos © Dark and Bright Art 2015
‘Magnolia’ seems to have become a by-word for bland or insipid, yet magnolia trees are anything but. Paint manufacturers have a lot to answer for. The trees are looking very handsome at the moment, with their art nouveau branches and blossoms like dainty china teacups.
Went to ‘John Piper – The Mountains of Wales’ exhibition at the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff. Atmospheric mixed media paintings of the mountains of North Wales, especially Snowdonia. Exhibition runs to 13th May 2012. Loved it so much I bought the book:
Also noticed this dusting of blossom in my local park this week: