Author Archives: davidvangough
mosaicshowing

Putting pieces together for Mosaic

With days to go before delivery of around twelve pieces, here is the flyer with the details for the Mosaic Show. Grand opening is on Saturday the 16th January, and I do so hope people will come that night. Please follow and like us:

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Beelines

I’m finding real gratification in my proliferation at the moment-I don’t see too much of compromise to quality either, if anything the reversion to acrylics just allows me the luxury of revision quicker, and of course the fluidity of painting faster gives the line a freshness that perhaps I’ve been missing with the meticulousness of […]

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Post decade fatigue

I didn’t sleep well last night-around four hours in all. Please follow and like us:

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Perfect Day

The first day of the new decade has gotten off to a grand start-best laid plans have secured a commission, the new piece has already garnered interest from two potential buyers, and I have another featured exhibition confirmed for March-bringing the total to four big showings this year. Please follow and like us:

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The Death of Winter

The Death of Winter

Title: ‘The Death of Winter’ (2009) Size: 15″ x 30″ Medium: Oil on canvas Please follow and like us:

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Religious-based fantasies.

Brushes are growing threadbare again, and a journey to the art store to replenish my fine sables is one of the few things that hinge on me completing the piece in time for the solstice. Please follow and like us:

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Winter Progress

There is something 1970’s panoramic about this piece-my mind keeps projecting Hockney, Led Zeps ‘Houses of the Holy’ LP cover, and the backdrops of ‘Watership Down’. Please follow and like us:

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I design for life

I scanned an article somewhere recently, that said in times of great economic upheaval, artists flourish not financially, but creatively. The edict being one supposes, that freed from the constraints of commerce, the floodgates of Dionysian proportions are open. Given that I feel like I’ve been tapping the vein and catching the mainline to subconscious […]

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Friday hobbyist

Fridays are my only concession to the mundanity of the working week, which is only ever punctuated in the evenings by occasional ruminations at my easel. Please follow and like us:

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Elevate the mundane

Having laid down a light wash, and distinguished the details, I started to work in the background because I feel that as with the Valley piece, the geography for this piece,carries the same weight as the message. Please follow and like us:

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Brow Beating

Whilst at some sterile mall somewhere the other day, I was drawn to the promise of starting 2010 early by enlivening it at a calendar kiosk. Please follow and like us:

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Hermetic Funk

I’m in a hermetic funk. Please follow and like us:

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