Dawn til Dusk

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These are 2 individual pieces using reclaimed wood. I made these, as well as starting on several other pieces, in a mad flurry of creativity after I’d been laid up with flu for over a week and couldn’t stand being so dormant anymore! ūü§íūüėĀ Continue reading

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Into the Dark

 

IMG_1037These were painted with acrylic paints on 7×5″ canvas boards, with acrylic gloss to finish. Using the same techniques as for my Deep Sea & Into the Blue paintings, I started in an abstract style whilst trying to achieve texture & movement from brush strokes. Choosing darker ¬†colours than I’ve used before – deep sea greens & black with a hint of royal blue – I worked into it, then embellished it with some beautiful paint Dan bought me for Christmas which has a subtle silver shimmer to highlight glimpses of light through the darkness. I finished by emphasising underwater shapes with decorative details using Posca pens. Continue reading

Into the Blue

 

IMG_1034 2These were painted with acrylic paints on 7×5″ canvas boards, with acrylic gloss to finish. Using the same techniques as for my Deep Sea paintings, I started in an abstract style whilst trying to achieve texture & movement from brush strokes. Choosing vibrant colours I worked into it and then emphasised underwater shapes with decorative details using Posca pens. Continue reading