There is something magical about the brook alder tree which likes to dip its toe-like roots into the still water of a lake. The roots react with water to become hard as stone. The druids believed that the alder tree had the power of prophesy due to its proximity to water. 'Scrying' was a method used by visionaries to predict events - they would gaze into water held within a black container.
Oil on Linen
102cm x 76cm