Narrative: KNOWN ILLUSION has many relatable qualities. Musical instruments, sea turtles and a wide sunset are just a few of the images which present themselves at first glance. An extended visit with it reveals watery reflections, tropical imagery and a structure, flow, rhythm and patterns that complement and enrich its overall design and attracts the viewer to continuous exploration.
Overall Dimensions: Width 60” x Height 40” x Depth 5″
Format: oil painted panels, attached to wooden hanging structure
Oil paint on stretched canvas created using only the finest quality materials
The Stretchers: Designed, created and built by the artist, this unique ‘Nature’s Secret’ stretcher is hand drawn and carved with a multi-layered, ridged edge for added effect. The stretchers have a convex back which protrudes from the wall.
The Wooden Hanging Structure: Designed by the artist to augment the narrative, this sculptural element is created from mahogany wood by Furniture maker Robert Post. The art and wood structure are raised from the wall and have the appearance of floating.
The Paint: ‘Old Holland Classic Oil Colours’ oil paint for the richest, most vibrant color
The Oil: ‘Chelsea Classical Studio’ Clarified Pale Cold Pressed Walnut Oil. This oil will not darken, and contributes to the deep richness of tones and hues in the work. This magnificent oil was mentioned many times as a favored painting medium in the writings of Leonardo DaVinci!
The Canvas: #10 double-filled Army Duck canvas, selected for its smooth, uniform surface and durability