Designer Stadium – Original Painting

£477.00

Designer Stadium – An original painting by Cathy Read. Created in England in 2012.

The painting is 50cm high by 40 cm wide.

The painting includes a certificate of authenticity.

Framing – The painting is sold unframed but framing can be arranged in a white frame with double mount off white and dark grey as an add on item. Please allow 2-3 weeks for this option. Images are for guidance only

Care: Display under glass. Keep painting away from moisture, heat and bright lights or direct sunlight

All copyrights are retained by the artist, and the artwork cannot be reproduced without consent from Cathy Read.

Availability: In stock

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Designer Stadium Original Painting

About the image:

Ever see a view and wish you could snap it?

Travelling at speed inspires me to take pictures. One such image inspired this Wembley Stadium Painting. In the car I often see potential pictures and wish I could take a picture. But the practicalities of driving make it impossible, actually extremely dangerous. Don’t get me started on people who use their mobile phones whilst driving. Fortunately train journeys make it easier. I’m free to snap away… if my phone/camera is ready.

I’ve passed Wembley on many occasions and been too late to get the shot. On this particular occasion I posed the camera just in time.

Taking pictures from a moving train is fraught with technical issues and I’m no expert. Managing a halfway decent image to work from was something of a minor miracle. Even so, the result was blurry with far too many reflections.

Thank God for artistic license! Extrapolating the information and sharpening the blurred lines I ended up with this finished result. You can’t even tell it’s a snap from a speeding train?


The image is created with masking fluid before painting it with watercolour wash covered with clingfilm. Once this is removed the picture is further developed using acrylic inks which are left to dry before the masking is removed to reveal the final picture.

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