My delight in using metal leaf on canvas
4'11'' x 3'11'' - 1.5m x 1.2m
oil, acrylic and copper leaf on canvas
This is a beautifully large version of my Arabian Seas paintings. It is gorgeous and when the light bounces off the copper leaf the whole room is bathed in a rosy glow. Even Archie the dog likes it!
3'11'' x 3'11'' - 1.2m x 1.2m
oil and acrylic paint and copper, aluminium and copper/brass/zinc leaf on canvas
I live in Kent near an old WWI airfield where we regularly walk the dog and I often think what it must have been like taking off from this small field when you can see France across the channel. The bravery and miraculousness of these flights is what inspired this painting. The title is from a poem describing flight from a WWII airman and it has the most wonderful lines: