Off The Wall – Experimental painting aborted.

Whilst priming the board for my piece for the outside wall and thinking what to paint, I thought I’d just whack some paint directly on the wall. The ridges of glue left behind from the printed canvas on there before made a great texture for picking up paint and overlaying colours.

The result was a kind of Monet effect, until abstraction became an abortion! Classic case of of going too far and ruining it. This is what can happen when I don’t have anything in mind as to what I’m painting, I don’t take it seriously and get carried away, then attempts to rescue the piece only make it worse. Not the best method for such a public piece. Best get down there again tomorrow and do something with it.

It wasn’t too bad at this stage:

Jaxx experimenting on the outside wall of JAG Gallery in Brighton today.

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About artbyjaxx

Contemporary British artist, Jacqueline Hammond, is renowned for producing strong, punchy images that are rich in texture and colour. A prolific painter and multidisciplinary artist, she exhibits widely and is commissioned by individual clients, collectors and high profile brands. Jacqueline’s inspiration comes from direct observation: subject matter is plucked from the world encountered every day. Some ideas evolve, others are reactionary. Thought-provoking themes explore today’s society, the media and cultural theory. Whether inspired by the street or the sea, Jacqueline’s work has an edge: her paintings are consistently striking. Her natural disposition is to let the paint dictate the creative process, trusting the medium and her mind’s eye to translate the vision.
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