Artists & Ecology 5 – Le Dropt, Castillonnès – une trame verte?

‘ Nyiad – Le Dropt à St.Dizier (avant les’ oil on canvas 38 x 46 cm 2010 © adam cope An ash tree growing out of the middle of an old crack willow, not coppiced for many a year. ‘ Nyiad’ Sketchbook pen & ink 2010 ©adam cope Wild Wood. Tangle Wood. Nyiad. Dryiad. River.…

Bed Time Story 10 & 11

‘Bed Time Story 10 & 11’ Pencil & Ink A5 © Adam Cope ‘….. After months at sea, they found themselves in Baghdad. ” What a gorgeous city!” cried Emira. “Isn’t it! ” agreed Sinbad. He was delighted to be home… at least for a while.’ Sinbad the Sailor, retold by Katie Daynes. Usborne Ilustrated…

painting of the dordogne river in winter – UNFINISHED STATE

UNFINISHED STATE WIP work inprogress ‘Ilots, Pontours, Dordogne – 2’ UNFINISHED STATE Medium Size Oil on Canvas 70 x 33 cm ©Adam Cope Actual Size Detail – to give you an idea of how the paint is applied Palette of muted winter browns in weak sunlight. Bright ultramarine reflections of the sky on still waters.…

Ilôts dans la Dordogne

‘Ilôts, Pontours, Dordogne – 1’ Oil on Canvas 46 x 38 cm ©Adam Cope Dark waters fast flowing, white water crests over rapids & reed beds. Opaque water, gun metal grey flavoured with mud. Little islands – ‘ilôts’ – with willow, driftwood & pinky orange cornus reeds. Cormorants & swans. Cold, grey day.Here’s a watercolour…

Exposition d’Adam COPE à Chateau Masburel, Ste Foy La Grande

INVITATION ! Exposition d’Adam COPE à Chateau Masburel, Ste Foy La Grande 5 Decembre – Fin Mars 2010 Vernissage – Vendredi 4 Decembre 19 hr avec le lancement du nouveau vin blanc 2008 du chateau. ChateauMasburel.com Directions – Château MASBUREL, Fougueyrolles, au dessus de Ste Foy La Grande, sur la route de Montpon-Menestrol. Tel :…

Press Interview, My Clean Atelier & Francis Bacon’s not-so Clean Studio

‘La Cattie, Monbazillac’ Large size oil on canvas approx 100 x 60 cm 2002 ©adam cope sold Recently, I was asked to give an interview for Terre de Vin, France’s national glossy magazine about wine. January issue. I’m pretty pleased. I borrowed a large oil from one my collectors so as to share the ‘milliseme’.…

Painting of Vines in Autumn – Large Size Plein-air Painting

‘Semillion, Labadie, Monbazillac’ Large Size Oil on Canvas 81 x 65 cm (approx 26 x 32 inches) ©adam cope sold Here’s the finished state. Here’s the link to its Work In Progress : Lay-in for Plein-Air Large Oil Painting.I went out the next day for a second plein-air session with a mental note ‘yellow &…

WIP : Lay-in for Plein-Air Large Oil Painting

WORK IN PROGRESS _ UNFINISHED STATE ‘Semillion – Labadie, Monbazillac’ Large Size Oil on Canvas 81 x 65 cm (approx 26 x 32 inches) ©adam cope Lay-in for Plein-Air Large Oil Painting The vigorous semillion still have their leaves on the south & south west facing slopes. They turn to a pure shinning yellow-gold (cadimum…