Paintings

Painting 1 (work in progress)   Painting 2 (work in progress)  I have been reading Art & Fear, and the below quotes are from this book. It has been helpful in placing my artwork into perspective of the different stages and hurdles that can be faced.  ‘Making art provides uncomfortable accurate feedback about the gap […]

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Small canvas painting day 2

The second day of painting I think was a bit further developed and I think the paintings are compositionally more interesting. It was more about my imagination, rather than a physical or photographic object. ‘Sun is here’ is mixture of different elements; sun, computer with sub conscious text ‘Fuck, free free’ which when looking back […]

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Small canvas painting day 1

‘Plastic and technology’ is the first painting of the series that was developed. I was struggling for an idea and thought I would keep going with using plastic materials, from the previous painting, ‘Nature and Plastic’. The text in the painting has a repetition of can’t find you. That you can spend aimless hours on […]

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Recycling and nature

I wanted to make some paintings from still life objects. I thought that I could play around with plastic bottles and plastic items. There is now more pressure for all plastics to be recycled. In my work, which is an artwork house and sometimes we create packaging. I find myself with a lot of guilt. […]

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work in progress

Since my tutorial with Jonathan I have been allocating time to paint. I have been painting on a Saturday or a Sunday. I find this a big challenge to overcome in my mind that a consistent pattern of work is needed. I know that this is really what is required to produce a larger body […]

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