Sprint 1: nocturne experiments

Three quick experiments in different ways of creating a moonlit atmosphere. The third one gets some way towards creating a sense of unease and the chair feels more confrontational and present. Iterations to follow.

Sprint 1: Work in progress

Completed work in this element of the chair series/nocturnes, using a limited colour palette. These images are now framed and will be exhibited at Christmas Krowji Open Studios. I like the sense of a ‘stage’ that emerged from these and the third image’s suggestion that a door is opening off-scene and suggesting space and, importantly,… Continue reading Sprint 1: Work in progress

S2: Triptych – inside-out series

I’ve been working on a triptych designed to be part of the inside-put series. Also serving as preparation for Christmas Krowji Open Studios (scheduled for last weekend in November). The aim was to use a limited palette of three colours (rose quinacridone, payne’s grey and unbleached titanium – providing the boule for each panel) and… Continue reading S2: Triptych – inside-out series

S1: Turner’s Light

Andrew Graham-Dixon’s talk (20/10/21) on Turner pivoted on three ideas: an obsession with light, finding a new visual mode ‘grand narrative’ in painting that differed from Rennaissance mythic depictions, and that his work was instrumental to modern notions of the artist as expressive ‘auteur’. It was his mix of romantic engagement – light, vortex, extreme… Continue reading S1: Turner’s Light