I have had many failed attempts to capture the atmospheric feeling of the first painting, ‘Narcissus’. This however, made me question the reason why the first painting of the series has a mood that I would like to replica. In the symposium it was described as having a feeling of absence of being about refugees but there are no people in the pictures.
I have tried to be patient to not rush and really slow down to question what it is I am trying to capture to be able to relate the work together as a body of work.
The paintings are based around the empty buildings but it isn’t just this I want to capture in the artwork. It is also about the surroundings and the passing of time.
Last stage of painting:
Different stages of the painting: