I recently had the opportunity to visit the beautiful and spacious home of a very special client. A collection containing elements from all eras of my evolving style over the last 20 plus years. The property provided a perfect backdrop for an extensive art collection. Every picture told a story. How true. An early tryptic mounted above a stylish black and gold cabinet with striking red jug, reminded me of early art shows where the idea of small scale tryptic was groundbreaking.
A later progression of the style also in tryptic form greets you in the entrance hall. Incorporating fine lacing details, underlying colours shine through, split outer layers in some areas creating a “flip”effect.
On a different floor an early palette knife black London was carefully positioned to good effect. These pieces were created using a pure palette knife technique and were my main demonstration style at many art fairs between 2000 and 2005, tricky to keep clean during creation, this was a good example.
A pair of early marine pieces from around 2000 sat on either side of a forward facing window. Further examples included an early square format abstract piece incorporating my fine layering technique and a floral piece. The collection has expanded further in recent times exploring further style areas. A commissioned large framed abstract which was the reason for my visit, was one of my favourite works of the year together with a new style piece which will be the subject of an article in the near future.I must stress how grateful I am to have a patron over a long period of time and I will strive to create new pieces which may be of interest in the future.