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One from a series of 11 abstract drawings inspired by the Greek island of Santorini.

I visited Santorini in 2014, and shortly after I wrote a blog post about how the trip might influence my art. Here's an excerpt, that hopefully gives an idea of what was behind this series.

"Santorini offers something different to think about. Pretty much everywhere you go; you get a stunning view of the caldera, or a view of white buildings clinging to the black cliffs. There are a lot of art galleries in Santorini, although most are souvenir shops full of mass produced pictures, and this is where the difficulty comes with creating art based on places. It’s all too easy to end up with a quaint picture of how pretty the place is. I don’t really see the point in such paintings... in my opinion a photograph can capture that much better. Despite this, I did feel quite inspired after my trip... from many angles the island had a limited colour palette (shades of white and blue). The architecture, although traditional, was almost modernist and reminded me of the suprematist abstracts that I’ve been interested in of late. The challenge for me will be to see if I can capture these inspirations and depict Santorini without creating pretty souvenir pictures."

Materials used:

Marker pens on paper

Santorini IX (2016)

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