Early start out on the seafront collecting resources, painting, sketching and enjoying the sea.
Tuesday: 08:00. Planning on painting things from
Yesterday, the weather was so lovely that I decided to paint out. Opportunities don’t arrive quite so often.
Although the weather is pretty lovely, the colour pallete im going for for my exhibition isnt of today's weather, but i find it quite difficult to paint miserable weather on a day like today.
Drawing from location is always a good practice either way, and will help me move forward in my paintings.
Update on this painting. not quite sure if it is finished, but im trying not to over work paintings and trying to keep some of the energetic marks and the layers with out painting over them and over fiddling, keeping the drips and artist marks but only how ones that add to the painting. its difficult but i'm sure ill get there
i love the excuse that being on the seafront is my form of "working", i always like to remind myself how lucky i am to be even doing a degree here, where i can be in lectures and the net minute walking across the sea, it is truly my favourite part of being here and i really don't want it to end. The reason for my subject matter and how it has developed is that the sea brings me happy memories of where i have lived, and enjoyed throughout my life, but also, whilst i'm in Aberystwyth i feel i should be painting something that interests me from my surroundings, i always feel we should make the most of what your give, if life gives you lemons as they say.