Layering Until the Wholeness is Found

Working on a series of layered works – this is the first of six ‘Impermanence’ landscapes.

 

Impermanence #01 | Acrylic & Carbon on Paper | 45cm x 45cm

Inspiration from Tapies & Tate Britain

Recent experiments on different ‘grounds’ including found MDF offcuts which has been particularly good to work with for scratching and marking – following a visit to Tate Britain ‘Prints and Drawings Room’ to view two Antoni Tapies works.

cropped-day-3

Untitled, Acrylic Paint on MDF, 25cm x 18cm

 

Recently Exhibited

At my recent group show these three were exhibited – the second of which was sold.  The theme was landscape, but not representational.  The feeling of being out in the wild enjoying the challenge of escape.

1-01061604-img_20160808_115432

Composite #4-6, 2016, Acrylic on Cartridge Paper, 59cm x 26cm

2-01061601-img_20160808_115407

Composite #1-6, 2016, Acrylic on Cartridge Paper, 59cm x 26cm

3-01061603-img_20160808_115423

Composite #3-6, 2016, Acrylic on Cartridge Paper, 59cm x 26cm

Abstract Landscape

Taking the idea of a place in a landscape and translating this feeling into a painting.  Many layers and reworking until the right look develops to the point of being complete.  Approximately A2 size and format, acrylic and carbon on paper.

grey-landscape