The Flight of Icarus.
Assemblage and mixed media with acrylic on canvas. 90cm sq.
A piece in two parts.
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas in two sections. 2x 1m sq
The two canvasses could be arranged with either of the outer edges as the join. Below, the work at an earlier stage in two configurations. A fuller account of the process for this piece can be found on the Process page.
A continuation of the Limitary Patterns theme, this image has taken several months to evolve. The events of the last few weeks (June 2016) have perhaps helped crystallise the idea for the shapes and colours which weren’t working before. The images and ideas we associate with man’s boundaries are now juxtaposed with the symbolism of a crusade.
Acrylic and mixed media. 90cm sq.
Honesty :: This one has got stuck, what I thought would work didn’t. So it has gone on the back burner for a while.
The Final set of 9 images based on the poem by John Milton. 9 Works on canvas in mixed media each 28″ (71cm) sq
This paradise I give thee, count it thine..
John Milton : Paradise Lost
Mixed Media on canvas with attached/modified objects pineapple top, an avocado stone, sunflower seeds, a snail shell and petals from an Amaryllis. There is also a small light bulb, a wrist watch mechanism and a feather.
28″ x 28″ sq (71cmx71cm) 2012
The start of a new piece, Creation the final frame of the Paradise Lost series?
I have in mind to use flowers, seeds fruit and geometric form. There may be a small light bulb in there somewhere too.
He shall ascend
The throne hereditary, and bound his reign
With Earth’s wide bounds, his glory with the Heavens.
John Milton Paradise Lost
For the Lamb, which is in the midst of the throne, shall govern them,
Acrylic paint, Acrylic medium, collage, Found Objects, Organic Materials including Sheep bone.
28″ x 28″ sq (71cmx71cm)
A teaser taster, with 7 of the 9 frames completed. The lower two in the (vertical) centre row are mock ups at this stage. Some re-touching and final additions to a couple of the other frames still to do.
( frames each 28″ square)