Monday, October 30, 2006

Thatching

SOLD
Thatching
9 cm x 15.5 cm. 3.5 in x 6.1 in.
Watercolour
“Passed a thatcher at work today in Lanvaudan. He climbed over the roof like an acrobat, pinning down the clean new reeds, using tools and equipment that looked timeless. He worked some kind of magic, coaxing the long thin strands of straw into something so solid and strong.”

To see some photographs of the thatcher at work please visit the lighter side, click here.

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