Beyond The Barrier (escaping my comfort zone!)
In the Artist magazine this month, one of the contributors Jane Hope suggested we try stepping outside our comfort zone and seeking unfamiliar subject matter so this is my painting (7”x5”) of The local lorry park of the haulage firm Hackling's in Bourton-on-the-Water. I’ve gone for something definitely not pretty and certainly not what I would normally choose. Because the subject has mostly hard edges I’ve tried to emphasise these where I’m usually looking for softness in landscapes etc! Hope it works?
About the Artist
I have returned to painting over the last few years having relocated from Cardiff to the Cotswolds in 2009 and joined the Guiting Power Art Group. Although I did a year's Foundation Course at art college after leaving school, I hadn’t painted much in the interim, except for a few attempts here and…View full profile