Emma Howell

The Peak District


An original painting from the hike up harp hill collection.


Stepping stones. Greens, greys, stones. Family space. Open air. Escape. Babbling river. A place of calm and reflection.

We’d been trying to get pregnant for months. To distract me from feeling anxious and depressed about it, we went for a road trip to Black Rock. The climb up is steep but the view at the top is all encompassing. I sat at the top of the rock, taking in the peace, feeling the air hit my face, and taking in the views for miles around.

It was my first year at university and we’d started getting some snow. My friend took us for an afternoon drive around the Peak District, green hills mixed with mounds of snow. The snow started to come down faster and the green landscapes disappeared in to white.


Acrylic, soft pastel and pencil on paper, 5″ x 6″, 2021.

Unframed – If you would like this artwork fitted into a bespoke wooden frame (natural bare oak, dark stained oak, plain white or plain black), please specify on the checkout page or send me an email after your purchase.

An additional £30 for the frame + an extra shipping cost will be invoiced to you separately.


SKU: EH2021-UK72 Category: