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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 Albert Square in Manchester with the Town Hall and trees in the foreground. People wandering aroundAlbert-Square-Cathy-Read- 50x40cm-SOLD-©2018

Albert Square- see a painting through Artist Meditations

Artist Meditations on a painting I’m often asked about the stories behind my paintings. I’ve recently begun a practice of meditating on my art and writing down my thoughts. These are those thoughts edited slightly. Beginning with Albert Square. Colour takes on life of its own with this painting. Colours leech out of the constraints, …

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