‘Towards the mainland II’ evolved after a day in the studio working on a painting inspired by a visit to Korcula in Croatia last summer. I’ve applied glazes, translucent paint layers created by mixing small amounts of oil paint with artists painting medium and linseed oil. Your feedback is welcome.
Towards the mainland II (2015), oil on canvas, 50.8cm x 40.6cm
The City Lit Fine Art course exhibition is taking place at Espacio Gallery in Shoreditch, East London on 21st – 26th July. I’m showing work alongside my fellow students from the final year of the City Lit Fine Art course. We are exhibiting a variety of works from drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media. 3d and animation. Works ranges from intimate fantasy landscapes to large gestural works on canvas and metal plates to sequences of prints exploring locations such as accident black-spots. When: the exhibition is open from 12 noon on Tuesday 21st July until 5pm on Sunday 26th July (Tues – Sat 12noon – 7pm and Sun 12 noon – 5pm). Where:Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG Getting there: by Tube (Liverpool Street Station or Bethnal Green Station), by Overground (Shoreditch High Street Station) or by bus (8 or 388).
The exhibition blog showing works by many artists is here and please come along and enjoy the show!
The Up, into the tree painting (2015, charcoal and oil on canvas) was created in stages – starting with a photograph of an ancient sweet chestnut tree in Greenwich Park, London – this clip shows the journey:
Two abstract landscape paintings (acrylic and oil on canvas) inspired by photographs taken of the West End & City of London from the top of Greenwich Park, London SE10. Your comments are very welcome (thank you).
City 1 ( 2015) acrylic and oil on canvas, 59.4cm x 59.4cm
City 2 (2015) acrylic and oil on canvas, 40cm x 40cm