Keble College, Oxford – The Spaceship – Original Painting


Keble College, Oxford – The Spaceship  – An original painting by Cathy Read. Created in England in 2013. The painting includes a certificate of authenticity.

Framing: The painting is currently unframed The painting is 76cm high x 56cm wide, framed size is approx 96cm high x 76cm wide. Framing will be arranged in white.frame with double mount off white and dark grey.  Please allow up to three weeks for framing.

Framed images are for guidance only and may differ slightly from the actual framing.

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.

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Keble College, Oxford – The Spaceship – Original Painting

About the Image

Oxford Paintings don’t tend to include Spaceships.

Although by spaceship I actually mean student union Bar! Confused? I was at first. I’d heard reference to Keble’s Spaceship but couldn’t quite picture how it would look.

Until I saw it. And then? Well, it’s kinda obvious isn’t it?

The painting was created as part of a commission of paintings for prints. The intention being to show a contemporary side to Oxford and one that students would find familiar.

How the image is created: Masking fluid is painted onto watercolour paper to create an image. This is covered with a watercolour wash and covered with clingfilm. The picture is further developed using acrylic inks once the film is removed. The masking is removed after several layers are added and allowed to dry. Revealing the final picture.


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