Water, water everywhere… boats, pools, water and waves.
(The images date from 1995 to near present.)
I wanted to paint a light image, something pleasant, outdoors, big sky and restful character, but I can never seem to get away from the angst of the dark side being present. Hook… Potential for hazard. I wanted to paint various reds together, watermelon, apple, blanket, as I love to paint bright colours against a blue sky.
Thinking of awe and wonder; Consciously decorative; designed; balanced; busy and yet peaceful; lured by appetite; pleasure; satiation. In regards to composition, I am consciously working at the centre and edges of the image. – MA notes on painting