S2:The empty chair

Chairs have featured in my work of late. This has grown out of the focus on interiors that merge with the wild or natural world and the recent work have done with a doll’s house around the theme of entropy. The chairs seem to be proliferating! What follows is a reflection on their presence and… Continue reading S2:The empty chair

S2: still life landscape

I’ve been playing around with placing domestic chairs in different landscape contexts. I’ve been collecting dolls’ house chairs (junk shop buys etc) and using these as references to insert into paintings of the Cornish landscape. Conceptually, this accords with the recent ‘inside-outside’ theme, dissolving boundaries between inside (home) and outside spaces as part of a… Continue reading S2: still life landscape

S2: Perspective

It seemed important to understand perspective in a bit more detail in a 2D context. 3D environment software has perspective support as integral so it’s rather easy to overlook gaining an understanding of Rennaissance models of perspective. I thought had a basic understanding and indeed an intuitive understanding of perspective in 2D contexts (usual stuff… Continue reading S2: Perspective