Coastal Abstract

Artist: Paul Ryan
Title: Coastal Abstract
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 50 x 50cm

Description

This work  is a series of visual reflections and recollections produced from sketches photographs and memories of the Irish coastline and many travels abroad. These semi-abstract Seascapes are a literal and sentimental interpretation of places I have visited. I am inspired by the sea and the natural world and the effects of changing light on the landscape as well as natures physical effect on manmade structures.

Heavy applications of paint including natural substances and found objects are brushed in, scraped on , removed, layered, and glazed creating a personal dialogue with the viewer while inviting them to bring their own experiences and emotions to a familiar setting.