The page has posts relating to general comments about the work in this term (Unit 3). Aims, ruminations and reflective reportage. 06/01/23 This blog entry focuses on painting development over Unit 3. I aim here to be more experimental in my approach. The theme for this study block is ‘aesthetics of emergence’. How can I… Continue reading 3S2 Painting & the art of projecting oneself into a future.
S2: After the masters
Nocturnes On the advice of the painting tutor at Norfolk Painting School, I’ve made a couple of studies of paintings that I find interesting. The aim of these is to learn processes and techniques to inform my practice. Often such work can add additional forking paths to one’s practice-garden. The first choice was a Corot,… Continue reading S2: After the masters
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