Something new for me is combining thick textured blobs of paint twirled into rose buds (using a long bristle brush) with thin paint.

The little work “Baby” Oil on Canvas (40 cm x 40 cm) is in progress. I had forgotten how concentrated each thicker square is as I apply paint to find a balance of colour. It’s just an experiment but already I am envisioning large canvases with bean shapes and more floating amoebas. For some reason I keep returning to this suspended world, it feels like outer space or under water, slow and constant, womb like.

Applying thick and thin paint will bring added three dimension. The deeper ruby magenta squares are turning emerald. I’m excited to see what eventuates!

“Lane […]