As well as reusing old paintings I also make new ones when I need a specific colour range for the piece I’m working on. This is a piece titled ‘#loveliestblue‘ after one of Stewart Semple’s powder paints. Pictures show the source abstract (with paint tub), work in progress and finished artwork, which is this case didn’t differ too much from the planned layout.

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the seasons series


Or, actually winter—spring—summer—autumn. This four panel series, each one based on colours of the season, go rather well together. However, aesthetically they work better starting with winter… ⁠ 4 panels, each 8x8in, acrylic on paper on board 2021⁠.⁠

the seasons series

Just varnished

Once the sequence was sorted the pieces went together quickly. Without any joins the only fiddly bit was cutting the final strip to fit in the last gap on each.