A series of meanings or visual clues are placed together. These present as marks, techniques, approaches or ways of doing things.
In this case, for example the crackling behind the sky is a signifier for the feeling of aged-ness, as you might see on crazed antique chinaware or an old peeling door hanging off rusted hinges.

When I visited this place it seemed so adamant and enduring. As I made the original colour studies and sketches on site of course I was personally subjected to the elements, especially the winds and I began to reflect on the corrosive forces at work too.

There is a play and exchange of energy here, a giving and taking away, tidal, in eternal balance.


Oil and Mixed media
H 59CM X W 75CM

Lump (working drawing)

Lump (detail)

Lump (detail)