My imagined conversation with a friend about this painting I produced in June.
For the time being I’ve declared this painting finished, but who knows I may come back to it.
La Maroma is the focal point of a fertile valley dotted with Fincas, vineyards and groves of olives and avocado.
Analogy or metaphor? I confess I’m unclear on the difference between these concepts.
Imagine lying on your back in a woodland clearing. Its a warm afternoon and looking up through the branches the sky is cloudless and deep blue.
I remember being drawn to closely examine one of Turners wonderfully light, wispy amorphous skies and was fascinated to find the subtle highlight in a cloud was in fact a thick smear of paint.
I’ve been pursuing my enthusiasm for Autumn colour and completed 3 location paintings this month (November). The colours have been wonderful this year, perhaps not the best, but so […]