122 x 122 x 6.5cm
Oil and wax on board
This powerful and thrilling artwork is created by setting fire to the paint.
Using a unique painting process, the single red pigment is literally set alight on the canvas. Fire and soot touch the canvas creating a depth of movement which make the artwork vibrate off the canvas.
The heart literally appears out of the flames. The swirling paint marks have an almost tendril like appearance, which combined with the atmospheric smoke deposits give the painting a gothic, fairytale quality.
The colours are rich and vibrant.
The scale of the canvas makes this a physically impressive artwork which will make a powerful impact in any space.
Each painting in this Fire Heart series is by its very nature, unique.
Find out more about the fire painting process below and watch it in action.
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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