The Silver Strand by William H Jones is an original oil painting on canvas in a float mounted white painted wooden frame. It is a newly completed oil painting of the Lake District which was finished in the studio. It has evolved from a totally different painting and has had many different manifestations none of which were ever completely satisfying. After abandoning it many times, I have managed to bring something to it which I am happy with. Sometimes it takes a long time to complete a painting, as I find that even after all this time, I’m always learning new ways to apply the paint or see colour and tone in a different way. I suppose that is the thing that keeps it interesting, and I have always been aware that I can never know everything there is to know about painting.