Dots No25

Dots is a vibrant and varied series of abstract paintings exploring the relationship between transparency and opacity, and plays with the idea of ‘spy holes’. It plays with colour, simulated and physical texture and makes intensive use of spray paints and stencilling. It’s roots are in my love of collecting ‘many alike’ objects into complex arrangements.

It is the culmination of several years of practice and experimentation with spray paints, and their combination with more traditional fine art paints and techniques.

11.8 x 23.2″ (30 x 59 cm) canvas size
13.7 x 21.5 x 1.5″  (35.5 x 25.5 x 4 cm) framed size

This piece was created using careful an complex layers of colour and texture, applied using a variety of techniques and high-quality acrylic-based paint. It is supplied ready to hang complete with bespoke-finished frame, signed on the rear and dispatched with a Certificate of Authenticity. the piece includes the use of copper and bronze metallic paints, which give extra depth and change with different lighting conditions.

Below are images of the finished, framed painting. If you skim to the end you can see some photos of the painting’s creation.

'Dots 25' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

'Dots 25' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

'Dots 25' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

'Dots 25' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

'Dots 25' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

'Dots 25' abstract painting by Nicki MacRae

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