Meditations on Paintings

Painting of the Gherkin and surrounding buildings on the London skylineWhispering Glass-©2018-Cathy Read-Watercolour and Acrylic ink-50x40cm

Whispering Glass – Meditating on a Moody Gherkin Painting.

Gherkin painting – meditating on Whispering Glass. The first thing you’ll notice in this is a swathe of blue green swirling from the top of the Gherkin painting, which d disappears, after a few wave. Slipping  down by the dark building at the bottom right. Then, what looks like smoke rising from behind the office

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Painting of the Natural History Museum's main entrance in vibrant colours Natural History Gaffiti ©2018 - Cathy Read - Watercolour and Acrylic ink

Natural History Graffiti – Meditations on a Painting

Natural history graffiti The first thing you notice about natural history graffiti is the towering edifice looming above you. It seems to go on forever. Drawing your eyes up to the molten sky, like they’re alien rocks or Meteors hurled across space. The sky is simultaneously fluid and cracked like a parched ground. Snaking across

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Painting of Westminster Cathedral seen through the entrance to a shopping centre. LondonLight at the End of the Tunnel - ©2015-Cathy Read-Watercolour-and-Acrylic-50x40-cm - £577

Westminster Cathedral Painting – The light at the end of the tunnel

Much of the Westminster Cathedral painting is dark blues and purples but I see galaxies of stars in violet and indigo with tiny suns of ocre and swirling masses of spiraling stars. There’s a cage like structure where the building leads your eye to the brilliant patch of light in the centre. The church dominates,

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Painting of Trafalgar square and Trafalgar-Fountain and St Martin in the Fileds church London Trafalgar-Fountain - ©2018-Cathy-Read-Watercolour-and-Acrylic-40-x-30-cm-£390

Meditations on Art – Painting the Trafalgar Fountain

Latest in a series of meditations I’m creating about my art ready for the exhibition in October. Trafalgar fountain meditations First look at the Trafalgar Fountain painting above. What do you see? The Fountain and it’s pool dominate beneath the crumpled sky. Fine Lines, emanating from the dark crumpled area. They reach out to touch

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