Alone under the sky

A brush with reality.

Simon Goss
Sep 20 · 7 min read
Marsh Road, Llanrhydian, Gower, Wales.

the past year I have begun to paint landscapes, “au plein air”. I have never been a huge fan of the genre, in part perhaps, because I grew up in a beautiful part of the world, surrounded by a constantly changing landscape of drama and beauty. I therefore didn’t have the gap in my soul that needed filling by paintings or photographs of views similar to the ones I witnessed every day of my…