Landscape Paintings of  the  Lake District .The Lingholm Estate Collection .

 

Resident Artist  Rob Miller RSA

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Rob Miller at Lingholm Blog

Lake District Artist . Rob Miller . Lingholm Blog

 

Welcome to my blog

 

Its now, at the time of writing  just 18 months since I started work at Lingholm painting in Derwentwater. . The that the dust from the rennovations has settled and the gardeners begun their task of nuturing the estates environment towards beauty I have begun to revist the  grounds and gardens.

This blog is a way of showing you what I am up to, and share some artist notes and expressions along with new images.

 

Rob Miller October 7th 2016 Lingholm

 

 

Lingholm Sppring Daffodils

By Rob Miller, Mar 13 2018 03:58PM

I painted this view as part of a new watercolour series that focusses on the grounds and gardens of the historic Lingholm Estate. Lingholm is situated in the heart of England's Lake District. In spring its grounds are massed with golden bobbing flowers. Daffodils were made iconic in William Wordsworth poem "I wandered Lonely as a cloud", though Wills poem is set in Grasmere it could equally have been set in Lingholms picturesque grounds. The path in the lower painting and view is possibly one of Beatrice Potters favourites; across the lawn from the house, lie stunning views of the high Catbells Fellside and then once through the trees and down towards the Lakeside was the spot were she painted Herbert's island as an illustration that appeared in her Peter Rabbit story. On the right of the main house is the terrace where Beatrice was photographed with her father and her brother and where she painted many of her watercolours en plein air.

Lingholm Spring Daffodils
Lingholm Spring Daffodils
Lingholm Springtime fornt lawn
Lingholm Springtime fornt lawn
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