Process of a Painting: Riding the Thermals

I was given some large pieces of plywood and after a bit of sanding they’re ready for action!

I don’t prime the surface as the rawness of the material is a significant part of the ‘story’ of the work, being about immersion in the environment and the sensory experience that accompanies that.

Here’s a slideshow of the process of the first one, working title ‘Riding the Thermals’.

Absolutely love how it looks outdoors - it adds another layer to the immersion aspect. Might have to see how I can explore that further…