Wednesday, 14 September 2016


First lights.


Sunrise   Oils on gessoed 140lb paper   10 x 12 inches  On Hold for Exhibition


A sunlit shore.  Early morning light.


Studio Musings...

A second painting which had a radical re-work. 
 This time I wanted to add more life to the scene.

It can be a risky business destroying parts of a painting to create a new piece.
However, there is no room for fear as the only way is to get on with it.

 I can easily ruin a painting by adding paint over paint and overworking it into mud.
This piece was scraped back several times before I saw some progress. 

Abstracted marks, paint skimmed across the surface and highlights from the sun
began to bring the painting to life.  No need to worry, a new work is born. 









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