Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting
Harlequin - Large Painting

Harlequin - Large Painting

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Harlequin, oil, acrylic and enamel on canvas,  100 x 120 x 3 cm

Harlequin, a feast of colour.  Exuberance abounds. A bounty of somersaulting flowers and chaotic vines. A wild and feral beauty. The Harlequin promises all is not as it seems. Delicate blooms and twisted thorny branches sit juxtaposed in mischievous wonder. Harlequin…the trickster.

Inspired by the wealth of wild flowers near my home I wanted to express the beauty but also the wild chaotic nature of the landscape. The painting has been created in an expressionist manner to suggest the undergrowth  and then built up in layers to create the wild flower landscape. Gold flashes of light sit within the dripped paint to give the impression of refracted sunlight and delicate butterflies flutter over the flowers  bringing a focal point to the painting. The colours are strong and unapologetic, like nature itself.  Harlequin…