Now for the new direction!
But “there’s nothing new under the sun” as my teacher and friend David Dallwitz used to say. I don’t worry too much about striving to be novel these days, I just do what I do. That might sound off-hand, but painting when pressures allow means I need some enduring themes to pick up easily.
In the studio right now, I am returning to subject matter which still holds mystery for me.
This series is still in its early stages but I will give you a sneak peek at the development of one of the early ones.
The variations in white balance settings between phone and camera have produced a rather jumpy series, but the process is visible. Looking back at these images, there seems to be a gradual dilution of the coloured underpainting. Start out strong and then correct? Perhaps!