Category: Painting

After the Wild Beasts

This post fauvist oil painting has a corrosive feel – it is beautiful in a acidic way, the bright luminosity of the colours could equally express creation or destruction. It could be a fantastic forest or a burnt out apocalyptic wood. Either way the far colours are burnt…

Quote of the Day

When I look at a body it gives me choice of what to put in a painting, what will suit me and what won’t. There is a distinction between fact and truth. Truth has an element of revelation about it. If something is true, it does more than…

Quote of the Day

In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new; they see their value and their justification in this newness. They are deceiving themselves; novelty is seldom the essential. This has to do with one thing only; making a subject better from its intrinsic…

More talk about Art – “In the Light Refracted”

See the original work by clicking here on Artfinder This abstracted landscape or ‘refractionist’ work sees the light broken down into light filled colour segments or ‘blocks’ to create an almost pre-perceptual  image. The foreground dark reds are juxtaposed against the light-singed orange and lushy leafy greens to suggest…

A Word on Technique

I have been asked a lot recently about  the techniques I employ in  my art and will discuss these in more detail in other blogs but below are now summarised accounts on how I treat light and colour at present in my work.   Use of light –…