The Haunted Visions of Anne Sudworth

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I’ve always felt a romantic attachment to trees. Whenever I think about Gothic art, I’m drawn in by depictions of atmospheric woodlands and haunted landscapes.

Alas, I have only been gifted with an appreciation for art and not the talent to pour that passion into a paintbrush or pencil.

I discovered the haunted paintings of Anne Sudworth a few years ago and immediately fell in love with their ethereal beauty.

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There is something so evocative about trees in moonlight; a hint of the supernatural and unknown.

It’s not just the moonlight, however. Anne’s “earth light” paintings imbue her woods and landscapes with their own light source.

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Anne’s paintings are so evocative. You can almost feel the cool breezes and hear the owls.

Happily, Anne has released beautiful books of her art. I am the proud owner of her collection of works Gothic Fantasies: The Paintings of Anne Sudworth

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It’s beautifully presented and is one of my all time favourite gothic art books.

As any regular readers will know, I adore my beautiful black cat, Aragorn and I love gothic art that features black cats.

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A few years ago, I visited Whitby for the Goth Weekend. Anne exhibits her art there and among her creations is a dramatic depiction of the famous abbey.

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Anne’s paintings are a wonderful escapism. I could happily get lost in her woods.

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