Any time is art time
Acrylic and oil on canvas. Abstracts are never entirely abstract. They are not straightforward figurative representations of a landscape or a person, but rather, like a poem, they capture a moment or a mood. This picture captures a moment in a busy city centre, one of those dazzling moments we all experience when we are [...]
This painting was based on a photograph I took of a freshly harvested field one torrid summer. But it was also inspired by my love of the desolate landscapes of the German artist, Anselm Kiefer. I worked with a palette knife, allowing me to lay the paint on in thick smears that give a genuine [...]
This was a special commission, a retirement gift for the co-worker of a friend. When I found this beautiful autumn landscape on his Facebook page, I knew immediately that it was the right image. The autumn colours suggesting age, the road speaking of continuity. But I changed the image slightly. Instead of the road disappearing [...]
Autumn is just perfect; so it is so challenging to recreate its shades. This article shows the work stages of an autumn landscape painting near Peles Castle. Mixed technique, oil on canvas, palette knife, 60×70 cm.