date > December 2009
media > acrylic and gouache screenprint on acetate, floated in a box frame
size > 40 x 55 cm
status > for sale

> This was the first painting directly onto acetate which then gave me the idea of wanting to do a alrge-scale painting on glass and the proposal for the Heals residency.

> Using a photo taken in Swizterland during the winter of a stream flowing under the slow which immediately made me think of paint. This piece corresponds to a vision I often have when in a snow covered landscape: the snow is like a white canvas with the life it covers being like painting trying to break through it. I am still working on an appropriate way of framing this.

> Details of framing: there is a gap between the acetate and the frame at the bottom. This work is as much about the material as it is about the image:

> Close-up detail: in places the paint was scraped off the acetate and painted again from behind. The brush stroked are broken and interwoven:

> 'Snow' as it originally hung in the studio:


> Related work: