Gherkin Painting

Abstract painting inspired by the architecture of the Gherkin, London. ©2012 - Cathy Read - The Inner Structure of an Idea- Mixed media -76x56cm

Abstract architecture painting of the Week – Inner Structure of an Idea

Inner Stucture of an idea is my first attempt at a painting this size. It was a pivotal moment when I realised I needed to go large. Looking at abstract architecture painting, it’s tempting to wonder where it is. Speculation is fun but that would diminish the picture’s value. Inspiration comes from everywhere. Sometimes, it’s …

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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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