Sold at Auction
Back last autumn, a local junior & infant school asked if local businesses would consider donating a “prize” for auctioning at their annual fundraising ball scheduled for January 2020. I offered one of my paintings, especially as it was pertinent to the local area, being a framed scene of our local bluebell wood, a few yards from my home.
Once part of a large woodland, this small copse, known as Gorse Covert, sits on the edge of a local open area and park. The covert is maintained by local residents and boasts a small pond with fish, frogs and newts, plenty of birdlife including woodpeckers and owls, and populated by foxes and grey squirrels. When the native natural bluebells are in bloom, the covert is a delight to walk through, for the flowers and the gentle perfume wafting in the air. As many of you know, I love bluebells, so I have plenty of inspiration right on my doorstep.
The school was delighted to accept my donation of “Gorse Covert Bluebells”, which sold at the auction, exceeding the reserved price and helping to raise a considerable sum for their coffers and making me one happy artist.
6 Responses to “Sold at Auction”
That is so awesome, Kit. And such a beautiful painting. You have an amazing talent!
Thank you, Laurie. Haven’t achieved any decent new work lately as mojo vanished last year but slowly getting back into the paintpots again. x
Lovely painting Kit. Not surprised it did so well x
Cheers, Anne. Was pleased it sold. Had visions of it coming back home again. 🙂
I remember when I first saw this painting online it was, and is one, of my favorite. Love your work.
Thanks, Lavada. I so love painting bluebells. Have another on the go at the moment!