Artist's description:

Crossed lines often occur when people are talking at different levels of understanding or expectation. When agencies and service providers are involved our family’s experience suggests it is inevitable. Not with one another but with all of the agencies and providers that are involved with health and old age.

Journeying back from Cardiff one evening, as a passenger in the car, I was able to take in the passing scenery. The telephone lines strung up along the edge of the road. I took a few snaps with my phone to catch the changing fading evening light. The sky seemed to be on fire; the fields reflecting the glow made me think of battlefields.

The birds on the wire are a nod to Leonard Cohen’s song about being free. They were in my memory from a time when I was travelling in Japan. The telephone lines zig-zagged across the city of Nagoya. Birds looked like musical notes on a stave.

The painting is finished with layers of gloss varnish to emphasise the feeling of looking through a window. Like all glass it’s not perfect.

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Depending on the settings on your mobile/tablet/PC/Mac the colours may differ slightly to the painting you receive. The painting does change colour and brightness depending on the light that is playing on it (as seen in the photos).

Painted on canvas on shallow stretchers, with white edges. D-ring fixes and hanging cord attached. Will look fabulous on the wall as is, or if you prefer a frame you can do so to suit your budget and decor.

**Copyright of the image (for commercial or non-commercial purposes) remains with the artist.**

Materials used:

acrylic paint. gloss varnish.

Crossed Lines (2017)


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This artwork is sold by Kathryn Sassall from United Kingdom

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