Sunset : 21 December, longest night – Black in paintings.

‘Sunset : 21 December, longest night’ medium size oil on canvas 8 figure (46 x 38 cm; approx 18 x 14 inches) © adam cope oil painting of sunset on longest night Something amazing happened yesterday. The grey skies that have weighed us under this last month parted & THERE WAS LIGHT. It felt like…

Pruniers, Gascogne

‘Pruniers, Gascogne’ oil on canvas 62,5 x 50 cm (approx 24 3/4 x 19 “/4 inches) © The Artist. pruniers (fr) = plum trees (en) Medium sized oil, which might need an odd retouch here or there. The Lot & Garonne is well known for its prunes. This orchard stands on the heights of Dropt…

Four Paintings Starring the Moon – Coleridge & Symbolic Language

Four paintings by Adam Cope starring the Moon   ‘Le Noyer’ 1997 87 x 70 cm Oil on Canvas © The Artist.   ‘L’Esperance’ 2004 73 x 54 cm Oil on Canvas © The Artist ‘La Lune Rousse’ 2007 30 x 40 cm oil on panel © the artist ‘Landorre, Quercy’ 2008 6 figure (41…

Morning, Vines

‘Morning, Vines’ Oil on Canvas 36 x 48cm © The Artist. Wet, rainy here in the Dordogne these last two weeks. Been doing all those jobs that free up time in the summer for teaching, exhibiting & painting. Most importantly, my tax returns. ‘slower paintings’ And finishing off ‘slower paintings’ in the studio such as…

La Gravette, Dordogne

La Gravette, Dordogne This is an old stone house built into a cliff face, ‘une maison souterraine’ (literally a subterrian house), which I guess is a better real estate address than ‘une maison troglodyte’ (a troglodyte’s house).It’s the next cliff face on from that of La Gravette in the Couze valley. Périgord (which is more…