Starting to really enjoy painting square compositions. These abstract studies are based on smoke over mountains with trees. The main interest is looking at the possibilities paint has, letting it drop and letting it move around. I enjoy this kind of painting but often in my representational work I begin to over focus on the detail. I like both types of painting but I look forward to the day they begin to overlap. Where abstraction and representation meet has always been an interest of mine, and trying to push it is my intention in the work I’m producing at the moment.
Strangely roads have begun to enter my paintings, which is strange as normally I like to look at the power of nature alone compared to the man made elements, making them less important in a composition. However, I’m
Just going with the flow at the moment and letting the paint lead me. And at the moment the paint is leading me towards roads.
stusy from earlier in the week back to squares and looking through windows and looking at the drips to create atmosphere