50 x 43 x 6cm
Oil and wax on board
What could be more passionate than a heart painted with fire?
Using a groundbreaking technique, the paint is literally set alight on the canvas and the flames carefully sculpted to create this dramatic yet simple image.
The sooty deposits from the flame create all the shading, while the molten paint provides movement and depth, leaving the reds rich and vibrant.
The words 'I love you' are first painted across the entire canvas, leaving no doubt as to the sentiment behind the artwork.
The very nature of painting with fire means there is no other artwork like it.
Find out more about the fire painting process below and watch it in action here.
Painting with fire is dangerous and unpredictable. That's why I enjoy using it as a creative process. Beeswax, oils and resins are mixed with oil paint and applied warm to the canvas then ignited.
The paint can burn from within a few inches of flame to almost a metre in height. I sculpt the flames and smoke using a compressed air gun, which finally extinguishes the fire.
The end result is a complex mix of wax and oils similar to encaustic painting. The fire and soot create all the deep tones and shading. The hot molten paint mixture gives the painting movement, depth and a richness of colour.
All artwork is shipped directly from the studio. Delivery within the UK (including Highlands, Islands and Northern Ireland) is free.
Each artwork is packed in a bespoke wooden crate to ensure it arrives with you in perfect condition. We only use national trackable couriers.
Standard delivery takes 3-5 working days. (Please note Bank holidays may take longer.)
We will deliver worldwide. The cost of international delivery varies depending on the size and weight of the artwork and whereabouts in the world you would like it to be delivered.Before you purchase your artwork, please get in touchvia our Contact Us page and we will work out your individual delivery/shipping costs.
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