Why not follow in the footsteps of David Hockney and let the woods in spring bring out the artist in you? If you fancy swapping your paintbrush for an iPhone then we have just the thing for you!
Inspired by the 'David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture' exhibition, VisitWoods is encouraging you to visit woods and show us your artistic creations of woods, trees or wildlife. Follow our step by step guide below and see how you can create vibrant images and then upload them to the woods you’ve visited on our wood finder page.
Winter Timber, 2009
The exhibition features vivid paintings inspired by the Yorkshire landscape and showcases Hockney’s fascination with trees and in particular the beauty of spring.
David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture, Royal Academy of Arts, until 9 April 2012.
In a few minutes you could start creating your own masterpieces.
Download the Brushes app
Then, try painting your own picture like the one underneath.
Or take a picture in your local wood and transform it into a work of art like the one below
Need a bit of help getting started? Download a user guide for iPhone or iPad from the app website.
Once you're done, upload your image to the wood page here on VisitWoods (use the search at the top of the page to find the wood page)
If photography is more your thing simply find the wood page and upload your snaps and you'll be entered into our photography competition
Woldgate Woods, 21, 23 and 29 November 2006
The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011