Friday, June 5, 2009

Ocean Baths Reverie...



On a separate post tonight I have written about this particular phase of my artwork (shown below) and included photos of the place where much of the inspiration comes from. The following images below are from work related to the Ocean Baths series carried out between 2002 to 2008  in Newcastle where I was living at the time.




From a page in my journal:
ink and acrylic on paper (A3 size) 2004


"Seal Rocks", 2006  1 metre sq  Acrylic on canvas






Experimental paper assemblage : "On Water", 2003, 

acrylic on paper stencils, 70 cm x 45 cm






"Beach Reverie" 2008, 1.2 mt x 900 ml, 

collaged canvas, acrylic






"Ocean baths reverie", 2008, 

1 mtr x 70 cm, acrylic on canvas








"Sensitive Chaos" 1.2 mt sq, acrylic on canvas








"Parallel Universe",  50 cm sq, acrylic on canvas


                                       



 "Floating", 2005

                                                               





"Merewether", 2003, acrylic and oil on canvas



Read about these painting's here.
Visit the website to see recent work here.

and Pinterest to see more. 
                                          

4 comments:

virginia said...

the paintings and the photos are beautiful...

and, the accompanying text...not often does an artist manage to capture, in words, the sense and source of their inspiration.

stephanie levy said...

Your artwork is beautiful too - so happy to have discovered your blog today!

Sophie Munns said...

Thankyou so much for the Lovely comment Virginia...it made my day to wake up and find this message waiting for me! Especially from someone who's work i had very much enjoyed finding so recently on a blog!
sophie x

Sophie Munns said...

Stephanie, I cant wait to visit your weblog now that I have found several delightful comments awaiting me this morning from you. Soon have to rush out the door..so it will be a treat later.
Thankyou for taking the time and offering your heart-warming thoughts!
Sophie x