I’ve been playing with this piece for a few weeks, just for me, in between other commitments. I found it much harder than I expected and even now that I’ve finished and walked away from it, there are things I love and things I don’t love about it.
I’m not sure that it photographs well, but when I went up to my studio tonight to start on a new painting, i forgot this was on my easel and i was surprised at how striking it is in real life.
It’s quite big, 50cm x 50cm. Originally I was going to call it Last of the Light but its become Gathering Storm in my head.
Here’s how it came about: