A painting of the Bridge in Totnes while the river gently floods. This painting is currently hanging at the Fat Lemon Cafe in Totnes. 2 foot square.
Including the sound with the paintings was new for me. If landscape painting traditionally places the ‘subject’ as the audience or the painter, I think the sounds helped to create ‘subjects’ in the paintings… “Resounding Landscapes” Click the images to enlarge. The audio for each painting is directly below. Swallowfields [audio:http://noelhefele.com/audio/painting-sounds/10-plantation-7-16.mp3] Make-shift Shelter [singlepic id=83…
This oil painting on canvas measures 2′ x 2′ When I first arrived in Dartington, I was told that the cows sit down when it is going to rain. I was unable to directly prove this during my time here, but it seems possible. It brings up interesting questions about the sensory perception of animals.…
This oil painting measure 4 feet square. If you are in the Totnes area this August, stop by the lovely Fat Lemons Cafe on Ticklemore Street. In my humble opinion, they make the best cappuccino in Totnes. They are exhibiting paintings from my current work on a rotating schedule. The Dart River has been on…
This oil painting measure 4 feet square. I discovered Buckham’s Park Barn on the Dartington Estate during my walks. It is a late 18th century ruin of what I assume was an agricultural building. The ruin has been surrounded with a portable metal fence since I’ve first come across it. This was the first larger…
Photographic comparison of documenting a painting with an SLR camera vs. a point and shoot.
This painting documented a space that was 50 meters from the gallery. We tried to query the audience for a title, but that effort was largely unsuccessful. 4’x4′ Oil on canvas 2010
Totnes is a ‘Transition Town,’ yet this view of the East Gate along the high street remains largely unchanged over many years.
Oil on canvas
With this painting, I started to see neglect and abandonment in a cyclical perspective.
Oil on Canvas
4’x4′ Oil on Canvas 2010