In Stark Reality is a spin painting from my collection of small radial spin art.
One of the first ideas I had for using my newly built spin table was to use a selection of colours from the whole visible spectrum. To that end we have a full on rainbow of delights in this painting together with a few other additions.
In a more traditional approach this piece is constructed by moving paint from the centre outwards. And I won’t pretend to make it any more complex than that. The intricate head-scratching bit comes when you reach a point of not knowing if it’s done or not.
This painting was created to simply celebrate the joy of colour and has no pre-planned agenda. However, mid-way through the painting sessions it became clear that I needed something to give it gravity. It was, up until this point, a bit Wizard of Oz. And that’s not what I wanted.
So in came the black streak. And thank goodness I walked away from it and came back otherwise I dread to think what might have happened. The black is the bit that brings the painting together. You still get to enjoy the beauty and radiance of colour but know that it has a slightly more affirming and serious tone to it.
This painting is shipped ready to hang and, although I prefer it hung like a diamond you can hang it anyway you like. Worldwide shipping is available – costs are calculated at the checkout before you decide to buy. Any problems, drop me a mail.