Four gardening tasks

 

I am working towards a series of four new oils that depict gardeners at work. I initially drew seven distinct tasks common to the gardener, they were, sowing, planting, watering, hoeing, supporting, pruning and propagating as shown in the seven charcoal drawings.

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Moving these on to some dynamic, more abstract version of the drawing, three of these are shown in an attempt to find compositional movement,

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this did not prove very successful and I then reduced the tasks to three and added a fourth, saving seeds.   

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