A few leaves have appeared on the lawn below the formal yew trees as a last butterfly dances in the remaining sunshine

Formal garden:
First signs of Autumn

This little painting started out as simply an obvious place to set-up and paint. The gatehouse at Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens matches the main house perfectly, and with the Yew trees echoing its interesting turrets, I felt it was wrong not to paint it.

  • Image size: 25.4cm x 30.5cm (10" x 12")
  • Medium: oil
  • Ground: canvas panel