Experiment with a limited palette of red and black Oct10

Experiment with a li...

Experiment This week I decided to experiment with a limited palette of black and red. It’s Matisse acrylic paint on A4 Archers water colour paper of 185 gsm. I love colours and I have been making the most of that in my artwork. Sometimes it’s to deliberate purpose like in...

Find your own path Oct04

Find your own path

There is no one true path, I talked about this in my last post. There is however your own path. Or as my partner puts it “be yourself as hard as you can”. Sometimes it is confusing because you can’t see the path ahead. I’ve used brown for the path, grey for mist...

Latest WIP on multiple paths Sep26

Latest WIP on multip...

  This is my latest WIP. I finally put paint to canvas again this last weekend. It’s another of my 100 x 75 cm canvases. It’s roughly 1/3 done. The basic philosophy behind it is that there is no one true path through life. Religion, politics, and work there is no one true...

Tattoo sketch of a p...

A tattoo sketch is the only thing I have created in the last week. The virus that knocked me over two fridays ago is still with me and I’m sleeping more than ever. The sketch is based on the idea of a playing card. The background is cherry blossom, the foreground is the peacock with a...

I wish I could dance: an exercise in nostalgia Aug21

I wish I could dance...

Dancing in the dust The painting “Dancing in the dust” is painted on recycled canvas, 40 x 81 cm.  It is a celebration of spontaneous movement and the dynamic nature of dance. This is the painting I painted over with two tubes of Matisse Australian Sienna. There are many...