Monday, August 25, 2008

That painting

This will be an inadequate post about the picture that we brought home from Appledore on Friday (see previous post). Inadequate, because my skills with the camera are not up to the task.

One of the reasons for our visit to Appledore was to see the exhibition of paintings by Hester Berry, a former pupil of my husband. Hester recently graduated from the School of Art at the University of Wales and is going on to further study at Wimbledon.

When my husband retired from teaching, the school commissioned this painting of our local Crow Point, from Hester.
Here is the painting we bought: Barnstaple from the Taw Bridge. My photograph doesn't convey the size, colours or grandeur of the piece. You will just have to come and see it for yourself! We are sure that Hester Berry is an artist we will be hearing a great deal about in the future.I do hope so.


  1. Fascinating artist, M. Thanks for the link - I've been browsing around Hester's site with great interest. And lucky you for having two of her paintings!

  2. Actually, J, we have some pictures she painted when she was very young indeed and in my husband's art class! He recognised her talent when she was about 10 years old.


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