Just a few experimental abstracts using some of my recent paint palettes and finally refined by using digital inversions. Colours inspired by two beaches in North Devon, Combesgate & Barricane. Al
An abstract in acrylic using the colours and forms seen at Bucks Mills in North Devon. Reference from iPhone and sketchpad. 400 x 400mm on gesso coated panel.
An abstract seascape incorporating the colours and forms inspired by the North Devon coast. This is painted with acrylic on a 500 x 500mm panel.
Whilst walking around Croyde and Saunton searching for a little artistic inspiration I noticed fire tenders from RAF Chivenor on Saunton Beach. On enquiry I discovered that a Hercules C130J was going to practise take off and landings. After a few cups of tea and then venturing down the beach I witnessed the wonderful spectacle of a Hercules undergoing Tactical Operations. From my photographs taken that evening I’ve painted this acrylic on canvas impression. Canvas size 36 x 36″. Al
Below are a few paint palette abstracts used during the painting of this image.
A large acrylic composition 600 x 1100mm on gesso panel. A view out over Saunton Sands after lunch at the Thatch in Croyde, North Devon. Below are a few abstracts I’ve made of the card palettes used in the making of this painting. Quite a relaxing way to wind down from the main event. Al
Longstone Barrow on Exmoor, Devon, England. Acrylic on panel 400 x 400mm.
Playing with rags, paper, fingers and broad brushes. Attempting to portray the essence of the sea through abstraction. Love playing with colours and textures. All will be revealed. Al