Finding Harmony in Art Through Nature

The process of formulating a painting is fraut with difficulties. What may seem to be a very simple relationship between colour, subject and form to an outsider, is often a complex web of decisions that you made, un-made, and didn’t make at all. The above painting is at first glance a fairly straightforward piece, in…

Of Attenborough and Art

We’ve probably all heard about the case of another trophy hunter that mercilessly shot and killed one of Zimbabwe’s finest bull elephants. We’ve probably also heard this week how female sea turtles will soon run out of males to breed with thanks to a warming climate. But this post isn’t about that. Why? Because I believe…

‘The Living World’ Art Exhibition Review

An art gathering is no longer something to be sought out underground, in the lanky alleyways and drunken gloom of Bohemia. While some readers, still young at heart, as young as they never were, will regret this fact others will embrace art’s promotion into overground light, and unashamedly embrace its nouveau riche glitter. Chloe Waterfield’s…

On the Easel: Circumpolar

So, no work in progress shots as of yet as it’s dark already, but work has begun on a brand new series of paintings, specifically a 50 x 50cm triptych. Collectively title ‘Circumpolar’ this piece tells a story; the beautiful and incredible story of the Arctic Tern, a small and inconspicuous seabird that has the…