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Dark Horizons II: Chinese Burnt Orange

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    Dark Horizons II: Chinese Burnt Orange, 2020
    4 x 4 inch
    Acrylic ink & Acrylic on paper. 


    Following on from Dark Horizons I, these new pieces use Liquitex acrylic ink instead of Indian ink. This thicker medium has a cracking effect when it dries on some surfaces, which adds an intriguing texture to an already atmospheric scene. 

    Chinese Burnt Orange is a play on words which references the artist's grandmother.

    'When I see this orange colour - and the way the black acrylic ink crackles, like rust on a car, or almost as if it's burnt - I am immediately reminded of my late Nan's 1980s Burnt Orange Cortina. And her love of giving me and my older brother the odd jokey Chinese Burn. She really was a character. I couldn't resist honouring her in the title of this horizon painting' - JRO

    Created as part of 6 original editions, each in a 6 x 6 inches acid-free ice-white mount, with a backing board and plastic sleeve. Framed in a chunky white frame with acrylic glass.

    Each one is numbered and signed by the artist, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

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