Blue is life
Contemporary Art - Blue Indigo, navy, or cobalt – no matter what shade of blue it always inspires. Blue is the basis of so many of my contemporary artworks. Inspired by water, sky, oceans, and rivers. Let the blue sky meet the blue sea and all is blue for a time....
Passion project in purple
Contemporary Art - Purple Contrasting purple or should I say violet which is it’s name as it appears in the colour spectrum. "Violet has the shortest wavelength of the spectrum. Behind it, the invisible ultraviolet. Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Poor violet,...
Nothing basic about black
Contemporary Art - Black Black. I rarely use black in my artwork however I have found some exciting paintings when I black as the canvas gesso. Building the colour, stroke by stroke until the painting emerges. Black is so final, or unforgiving so I am very respectful...
Grey makes colour exciting
Grey is a colour to contrast “The color of truth is grey” Andre Gide, French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, 1869-1951 Grey is not a colour that I use often in my pallet, it usually has some other tones, whether that be green or blue, but pure...
White is the colour of life
Contemporary Art - White "If colours were people, it, white, would be admired, but it probably wouldn't be popular. It is just a little too exclusive, autocratic and neurotic," Kassia St. Clair, author of The Secret Lives of Colours 2016. The subject of constant...
Early influences of contemporary artists
What is colour? What is colour, why is colour and how is colour? As I explore my paints, first with oils and how with acrylics I seek to understand how opposite hues have a way of tricking the eye. Absract art and all that it represents for me there was never a truer...
Colour in contemporary art
Colour essentials Colour is integral to life. We add colour to our, homes, rooms and to our workspaces to bring vibrancy and energy to a space. Colour can evoke many emotions, feelings, and senses, it isthe essence of humanness to appreciate the subtlety of colour....
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