In my contemporary landscape paintings, I try to portray the luminosity of
the skies, and everything they touch, painting in layers of colour. A ‘wet on wet’ technique effectively
blends the acrylics, adds depth to the canvas, and evokes time and space.
Many of my paintings start with a moment in time, or a colour --sometimes one little cross-section
of colour on a larger plane. I have been especially interested in capturing the essence of the night sky. Some nights
the skies just glow, illuminating everything beneath.
Up until now, man could look skywards and tell what type of weather was imminent. In
this age of climate change, where many people are still unaware of just how quickly the earth is changing, the skies are more
beautiful, more volatile, than ever—but at what cost?
I am interested in the ways in which the luminosity
of the skies changes the appearance of things.
The night skies
have so many colours.