Ebb Tide [SOLD]


This painting was a wandering journey of exploration in the making. Maybe these are the ripples left by an outgoing tide, or a cloud front drawing back to reveal a clear blue sky. I’m not sure which, but I don’t mind the ambiguity. I just followed the materials here and let them dictate the next step. The drying turquoise blue paint left beautiful textures behind as the water evaporated from it, leaving a crust of paint crinkled like dried mud. I worked over this in some areas with a fine mesh of lines, and in others left that lovely crinkly surface exposed.

Gouache and pigment ink on cradled board

40.5 x 40.5 cm

The painting will be sent unframed in a sturdy box by Royal Mail Special Delivery, tracked and insured. UK shipping costs of £30 are added at checkout. For shipping outside the UK please contact me directly. If you are in Orkney and would like to pick the work up, use this coupon code at checkout to avoid shipping and we can then arrange collection: ORKNEY

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