Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Departure lounge


'Departure lounge'  - Oil on canvas -  60cm x 60cm

My Italian sketchbook supplied the drawing for this piece. I called it Departure lounge as the figures are together in a space and yet still unconnected. Figure relationships are endlessly interesting as compositions and this one embodies a sort of group self consciousness that you experience in these situations.
Now complete it awaits a frame and a place in the October 6 show. This is one of twelve canvases I am working on in rotation, a method that works well for me as I work wet over dry and the drying time gives me a fresh view of the work when I return to it.


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