David is preoccupied with the changing mood of the Wharfedale landscape. He works with layer after layer of oil paint and uses gold leaf to relate shapes, mood and pattern.
Park View, Weeton Lane, Weeton LS17 0BG
£90 - £3,000
From Harrogate, take A61. A ½ mile before Harewood Bridge, turn right into Weeton Lane through Dunkeswick. Studio is a mile down lane on a bend on the left.
In field at back of house. Disabled parking at side.
One step up to studio
In house on ground floor
David built his own studio some years ago out of straw bales next to his house in Lower Wharfedale overlooking the Harewood Estate. It is surrounded by large and beautiful gardens and pond. Visitors are welcome to stroll, sit by the water and contemplate how the surrounding landscape is reflected in his work.
There is also a wonderful walk through Rougemont Wood by the remains of Rougemont Castle. This early medieval earth and timber ringwork fortress was founded by the de Lisles family. The ringwork now stands on a steep north bank, where the River Wharfe turns a right angle to the river Wharfe. This is a short walk down a path that runs at the side of the garden.
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