Month: January 2017

  • “Crusading”

    Acrylic and ink on 300 gsm. paper, 50cm. x  70cm. The application of layers of coloured scumbling, crazed by random marks, scribbled with twigs dipped in black India ink, is followed by intuitive editing.  Selecting shapes that appear from the paintings surface; highlighting and isolating. It is a process akin to -pareidolia – where ones imagination […]

  • “Layers of Memory”

      Acrylic, ink and charcoal on 300 gsm. paper, 50cm. x  70cm. I have come to regard memory – like my process of abstract painting – as never fixed, always in flux and infused by the multitude of present moments of recollection. Memories – or the affective experiences that stimulate the memories – remain as […]

  • “Stolen Moment”

    Acrylic on 300 gsm. paper, 50cm. x 70cm. A moment in time, gone now; all that is left is it’s affective impression. Early morning sunlight streaming through a window to mark the beginning of another glorious day in an otherwise, drab Welsh council house.  The sun’s brilliant light refracting through panes and its kaleidoscopic brilliance reflecting off […]

  • “Celtic Links”

    Continuing as a development from earlier works, even so, I consider this painting to be an ‘Intuitive Abstraction’.  Obviously my mind must have been pre-programmed by what I had painted earlier, yet it was not a planned image. Not until a certain stage in the painting process did I decide on a final image, at which point, the ‘left […]