Lapis 2019 61x46x4cm
The marks have been applied, layer after layer with a brush but also particulary in the raised center by dragging an iron nail and other implements through the paint to make the marks and depth. The aggression and violence of some of the marks contrast with the more painterly smooth graduations and the velvet surface.
I like to work on different surfaces to evoke a particular feeling, association, or thought, such as velvet, rubber, vinyl, wood as well as canvas.The work is signed on the back in the following way:
Text: Sand Laurenson MA(RA)