Black Table with Pink and Red Flowers
Shirley Trevena RI | Watercolour and Graphite Pencil | 16 x 16 inches
Black Table with Pink and Red Flowers – “A big fat turquoise pot holds various red flowers, some standing, some drooping, linking the top of the painting to the bottom half. There’s a metal animal making a silhouette on the edge of the table and an abstract, snaking shape balancing the whole composition.
My paintings are mainly of domestic settings using objects that I have collected over the years for their specific colour or shape. Frequently a painting begins with just the desire to see two fabulous colours nudging up against each other.
I work quite slowly, building up the surfaces, concocting a muddled perspective, fractured and disjointed picture planes and describing objects, which begin at strange places and end nowhere at all. Implying things rather than explaining them. Above all I want the paintings to reveal themselves slowly, remaining interesting over time, to exist beyond that first hit of glorious colour.” Shirley Trevena
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