The painting might be finished but the journey continues. 'The Journey' is my latest painting and new into the gallery this week. This new piece forms the beginning of a new collection I started in June and includes 'Changing Light' and 'Beyond the Horizon'. The mood I'm hoping to convey in this work is independence and courage. The colours I've chosen to use create the contrast needed to tell the story. The shadowy darkest blues and greens showcase the radiant, lighter tones and angular lines. The splashes of gold convey an optimism from the start of the journey right through to the end. The gold lays out the route home and portrays a commitment to reach the shore.
I'm often struck by the clarity of nature. Nature knows its purpose and seems able to create life and survive almost anywhere, no matter how limited or tough the conditions. I took the photograph above as I walked along the promenade on the stretch
I didn't plan to write about brain waves. I started out with curiosity around the impact human noise has on marine life. As an artist, the sea is a great teacher to me. It shows me that change is constant and that there are no rules.
Water is full of information. Water has been studied for years by scientists, conservationists, ecologists and many other groups, but it's the work of Dr Masaru Emoto that interests me the most. Emoto claimed that water contained memory and our