I feel a song coming on. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from Cathy Read Art. Thank you for sharing my journey with you and I look forward to more adventures and shenanigans in 2020.
Manchester Central painting shows a major railway station in the heart of the city. Closed during the Beeching reforms and left derelict for years. It was used as a car park and little else. Transformed in the 80’s and 90’s to its current glorious state. … Continue readingMeditation on Manchester Central Painting
The moment I started to paint this, the Robot appeared. I’d been drawn to the ornate hinges on the large black door and the fanlight above. The orange yellow glow of ink became his eyes. The arch or stones above his hair. A mouth looking … Continue reading37 Robot Door Painting Meditation
It’s a wall, it’s stone. Irregular, weathered, the individual stones are hard to see. There’s a patch of dressed stone to the right, part of a window frame. About 3 cm down is a ridge of stone that crosses the entire piece. Then there is … Continue reading35 Stone Wall Painting Meditation
A single wall light glowing orange against a swirling indigo sky. The dark blue, is textured with tiny, fuzzy specks. A feature of the use of salt and time. Some effects cannot be rushed. This piece is less crowded than number 9, and this allows … Continue reading10 Wall Street Light Painting Meditation
16 Handrail Handrail painting meditations, another strange place to begin. When I started these reflections on painitngs I often had deep thoughts, and this inspired me. At others I tended to be carried away with poetic verse. Even the most mundane of objects can inspire; … Continue reading16 Handrail Painting meditations