80 x 100 cms

I have always liked the contrast between cool greens and purples, and I have accentuated this here. the vibrant spring growth juxtaposed against  the dead matter on the forest floor.  I was pleased with the feeling of light filtering through the leaves.
Once again it has been painted with a palette knife. Lots of thick oil paint on a black primed canvas. I remember thoroughly enjoying painting the bark on this tree.