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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Sleep

Sleep brings no rest, no respite.
Simply adrift on a darker wave, a deeper ocean.
At least you sometimes join me there.

This is still in progress, but is not turning out at all how I intended it to.
It started off a lot darker, both tonally and psychologically, but the memories of a certain beautiful day kept forcing their way onto the canvas, and it has turned out light and undemanding.
I'm not convinced that it's better this way, but ...

2 comments:

Carl said...

There's a painting here I think. I might be able to care about it. Sit tight! ...

Carl said...

Well, I suppose it's at least in line with the commitment I made to you to try and paint lighter, 'happier' images. I find it harder to do because painting is invariably a means of venting for me, and so usually I 'need' to paint something reflecting the things I need to get out, my feelings then and there.