Julia’s work begins outside in the natural world where she can familiarise herself with the inherent natural patterns that form and repeat.
Colour is applied as a reflection of the capricious mood of society, often earthy and with notes of red or blue to emphasise the temperament of the particular work,
and the work is then continued in the studio.
Julia focuses on the physicality of mark making. The paintings go through a progression using different medias that span from oil paint to pen and ink.
Absorptions plays a key part in the process which allows different paint mediums to interact, generating an uncertainty which feels lively and energised.
Radlett Art Society
The John Apthorpe Prize- 2nd place prizewinner.
Ink, charcoal and pen on paper 74cm x 90cm
From left to right Sunrise, Wheat and Memories of Black and White
They are ink on paper 230cm high and 154cm wide. I also use pigment, pen and oil bars.