Headland

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Hang on Studio Wall
31/03/2015
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This work was inspired by the wonderful series of articles in LP on how to paint the sea and waves. This visual is one of the works featured which I have then tried to emulate. It is in acrylic on canvas with various gels being used including common salt sprinkled near the bottom area to reflect the pinpricks in sand when water recedes. The painting is 3ft long and 18 inches wide. When purchased, the buyer installed it in his new air conditioned Conference Room after a few days I got a call that the painting was dripping water drops! The staff were amazed at this miraculous happening.. it turned out to be a matter of humidity, condensation reacting to the cold air of the room when the AC was on. This affected the salt particles which had picked up the moisture ! It stopped after a few days but till then they thought they had a miracle!

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Sunil Mehta

I paint landscapes and abstracts in acrylics, oils and water colours. My favourite style is impasto as it creates beautiful imagery and depth exploiting the richness of the paints thereby producing a pleasing tactile surface. Landscapes convey peace, tranquility and considerable warmth. I often use…

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