'RECURRING SHAPE'

“During lockdown 2020 I regularly walked the chalk downland for my allocated local exercise; well above sea level and with the wind blowing with an optimistic air, regardless of the virus. On certain hill tops I came across trig points. 
The triangle marker presented itself as a shape of stability but, in my mind, our survival felt unknown: as if there was no north or south, east or west.

 

I watched for triangles in fields and yew woodlands, noting them in a small sketchbook. Working back in my studio I imposed the triangle shape into mixed media paintings. With the one monotype print, ’Floating Air’ describes aeration, with an intense red triangle suspended in droplets and globules. The print was created in four colours.

 

‘Homage to Hockney’ was inspired by David Hockney’s watercolour from his ‘Egyptian Journeys - Pyramid and Sphinx'. In my version the colour has gone from the sky: it is dark. A coloured beam spreads into the triangle. The statues in stone in the foreground are haphazard and static, confused as much as they are truncated and trapped in a one way whisper”.  

Brown Borders, Watercolour & Ink 

Mounted 38x35cm. £250

 

Farley Mount Sketch, Conté (NFS)

 

Position Ourselves, Watercolour & Ink

Mounted 38x36cm. £270

 

Floating Air, Monotype Print 

Mounted 45x33cm. £270

 

Beyond the Boundary, Watercolour 

Mounted 38x35cm. £270

 

Red Shade, Watercolour

Mounted 37x35cm. £250

Homage to Hockney, Watercolour 

Mounted 56x40cm. £270

 

The Shelter, Watercolour & Graphite

Mounted 37x35cm. £250

Landed at Sea, Watercolour & Graphite 

Mounted 38x36cm. £250

Three Maiden Trees, Acrylic & Oil 

Unmounted 41x31cm. £270

 

Yew Tree Woodland, Watercolour

Mounted 40x33cm. £250

 

St Emmanuel, Graphite & Ink 

Mounted 40x33cm. £200