This painting uses rock pigments collected from travels and journeys in the landscapes of Somerset, from the Quantocks to Exmoor, over hills and carving into valleys. The collecting of rocks, soils and water from brooks and streams, as they flow over the land, replenishing the earth as it flows, bringing life to where the eye can see.
Through manipulations and incidental movements, a compostion of tone and colour is birthed from the songline of poetical space, bringing a shamanistic vision of something ominous coming through the intervention of the artist, evidenced in marks brought forth from the recesses of epigenetic and transferable memory, as one seeks an understanding from a language no words can truly describe.
Frame mounted with backing board and encased in a polybag.
Rock pigments, Earth pigments, Linseed Oil, Turpentine, Seawater, Snowwater, Bideford Black, Indian Ink, PVA, Oil Paper.