Caroline Ashwood's Profile
I am naturally drawn to strong colour and form and particularly inspired by Coral reefs and flowers and their fantastical patterns and textures. I introduce washes and interference medium to my work to allow a layer of subtly to move in and around the canvas, creating surrealistic and abstract pieces.
I need to be immersed in my space where the materials I work with are to hand. I like to get physical with the paint and canvas using my hands to work the surface. I swirl the paint around, diluting it, pouring it, continually moving and shifting the canvas back and forth to keep the colours flowing. Eventually I reach the point when the paint seems to take control and I am simply a conduit for pigment and wash. It’s like I’ve earned the paint’s respect and it allows me to share the fun. It’s completely visceral. I revel in the…
- Born on December 10
- Joined November 29, 2011