I've been working away on some new colourful paintings. The series is called Colour and Joy and I had a lot of joy painting them.
I love experimenting with different materials and these art works are made by applying lots of layers of acrylic paint to stretched canvas.
I don't use acrylic paint that often, but I'm currently having a good full blown love affair with it. I don't use square canvases often either but I'm really loving the dynamics of using a square. So creating this series of paintings has been a lovely reminder to experiment, use different materials, get out of my comfortable groove, try something different and see where it takes you.
I am always obsessed by overlaying colours and patterns on top of each other to create crazy combinations and I've found acrylic paint allows me to do this in a different way to watercolour. So let's see how this new artistic experiment develops. I'm toying with doing some big canvases.
I've just put these four brand new paintings in my shop where I am currently trialing free international delivery.