Questions

Summer Somewhere – acrylic on canvas, 405 x 405 mm, 2017. Now available for purchase.

Summer Somewhere – acrylic on canvas, 405 x 405 mm, 2017. Now available for purchase.

“The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.” Anton Chekhov

I found myself asking a lot of questions while painting ‘Summer Somewhere’ — mainly about colour, mood, and about what was essential to the picture. I painted telegraph poles; I took them out. I had the blue road disappearing into the horizon because that’s what it did; I painted over it. It was too cold, all blue and white and green and grey; I mixed an entirely new palette for the middle foreground. And then I stopped…

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