Even after so many years of painting it never ceases to amaze me how many colours I can get from 4 or 5 tubes of paint.40 shades of green went into this one, with the washing dancing on the line providing a vivid contrast, a really amusing painting, a talking point for your wall.
This is how I imagined the port of Cirkewwa would have looked over 100 years ago. The subtle tones within the sky, echoed in the calm water were painted using a limited pallet and many many layers of glazing. I fell in love with Russian literature years ago at uni, quickly followed by a deep appreciation of Russian artwork. I have made it my business to study their advanced techniques in detail.this piece is based on a study of the work of Sudkovskiy.