Watery Days

I’ve been splashing about in the Athenian Riviera this summer (not as glamorous as it sounds), and got some great source material of figures in pools, freshwater and saltwater lakes and the open sea. I’ve come back with a painting head on, and it’s been impossible to get me out of the studio. Really a sea change (pardon the pun) in my work, totally focussed on colour and enjoying the rich cerulean and turquoise hues of the paint to make a body of underwater paintings for the 2 man show coming up in Edinburgh in September. It’s the first time I’ve made full palette paintings for many many years and am extremely excited! Here is a wee taster.

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