BOOK 8 smile 45x70cms oil on canvas 2019 ASHLEY HANSON Copy
'BOOK 8 - (smile)'   45x70cms   oil on canvas



The blue was a distraction (see below)

From the pure enjoyment of mixing and placing colours to a tougher painting with the introduction of specifics from the novel, the essence of the novel, locked into the language but with a different presence...


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 The only hard-edged shapes in the painting, enclosing an emptiness of yellow with a solitary dot, like a bullring at noon...(an observation, not a clue)


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