The Search

Oil on canvas, unframed.

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The Search

Oil on canvas

66 x 99 x 4 cm including frame.

The Search was painted after the Beast from the East blew in, from a memory of a lone figure walking through a snowfall, the surrounding tree branches laden heavily with snow are drooping down under the weight. I decided to use a very limited palette concentrating on using blues and greens almost monochromatically which emulates the greyed out landscape we see when snow is falling. Full of narrative the painting captures a moment, like a still of a story and we are left wondering what is around the corner…

I thoroughly enjoyed painting snow for the first time here, even after my initial reservations. I was worried about making a cheesy Christmas card snow painting but I felt like this was the composition I was waiting for and I like the urbanity contrasting with nature’s beauty.

Painted on a standard professionally stretched canvas in a french grey floater frame, ready to hang.


Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 66 × 96 × 4 cm

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