8 January 202118 August 2021 Topiary at Eyrignac France Oil painting by Dai Wynn of topiary and a reflection pool at Eyrignac, in the Dordogne region of France. These extensive “manicured” gardens feature avenues of clipped hedges and several reflection pools. Gravel paths lead to slate roofed stone buildings. Topiary is the practice of clipping and training plants into various shapes. Eyrignac includes small bushes clipped into animal and bird forms. One family has owned the Gardens of Eyrignac Manor for 22 generations. Oils on linen on board. 25.4 cm high by 20.3 cm wide by 0.3 cm deep approximately.