This painting is a variation on my normal style of tree art. I wanted to create a canvas that hinted at a tunnel of trees or perhaps a footpath with trees on either side. I’ve used a lot of orange and yellow paint, as well as many other colours, to simulate the Autumn leaves. This time of year produces some of the most glorious colours in our British countryside and it is endlessly inspiring for artists. I look forward to painting a lot more pictures around this subject in the future!
This painting is a new style for me and I’m quite pleased with the outcome. I was aiming for large blocks of distinct colour whilst also then trying to tie these blocks together to create a complete whole. On top of the areas of strong colour I applied intermittent white highlights. I then added narrow ‘whispy’ lines of mainly white and yellow paint, created by dribbling paint rapidly over the surface of the canvas. I feel that this all helped to bring a sense of uniformity to the artwork.
This is a very large modern art painting commissioned by a customer in South London. The painting measures approximately 162 x 112 cm. It is painted on a loose canvas and was supplied to the customer rolled up. The customer has now got the canvas stretched by a picture framer in his local area and has hung the painting in his kitchen.