BLOOD AND BLOOM 2017 
Acrylic on Velvet over Canvas 61 x 61 x 4 cm
Available - here

The good the bad and the ugly of the beautiful poppy and it's associations.

 

For some time I have been attracted by velvet as a surface for my paintings. I use this beautiful surface and colours to create a juxtaposition between the lush velvet, the light it attracts and the mat or gloss of the acrylic paint which is sometimes applied traditionally with a brush and sometimes used  impasto to create more texture and depth.


The original work has a 3D addition with raised portions on the painting as shown.

The work is signed on the back in the following way:

 

Freehand signature 
Text: Sand Laurenson MA(RA
Dated: 2017
Titled: Blood & Bloom

 

  • Instagram

Hastings East Sussex England United kingdom 

sandlaurenson@protonmail.com