Contemporary Classic

Contemporary Classic

Oil on canvas

100cm x 100cm

This painting is the beginning of a folio of works which marry classical and contemporary elements.  The skyscape worked in softened strokes, focusing on the contrast between light and dark is the classical element.  This traditional painting was then superimposed with the fluid art component, with the river flowing from the right to the centre of the work in a highly textured flow, using both oil and charcoal.  The way the same white oil has been used in two very different applications is the fulcrum of the work. 



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