Wednesday, 2 October 2013

To avoid figuration. (Untitled, Oct 2, 2013. Acrylics on paper mounted on board, 29.7 cm x 42.8 cm)

So, a full Wednesday painting led to a persistent searching amongst simple shapes, and colours. Trying to avoid figuration without going sterile is a formidable challenge. I'm fond of white and its reductive qualities, as well as its properties of dropping in light in between other colours. To quote Tom Clancy, who died today, it's all about "keeping going until you get it right." This work, acrylics on paper mounted on board, taught me a lot today, and for this I'm grateful.  All enquiries to

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