‘The canvas looks like a cave wall… how did you do that?’ I asked.
Monday, 14 October 2013
‘Carruscaux is an artist originally from the South-Western Europe region of what is now modern day France, and lived during the Palaeolithic period, more than 17000 years ago. He was once famed amongst his people as the number one go-to guy for all things design and interior!’
‘Whats going on here?’ I hear you asking. Well i'll tell you… A known artist whose name I shall not disclose has chosen to create a pseudonym by the name of Carruscaux. As with any good alter ego in the art world, this means a whole new style of painting, almost unrecognisable as the work of ‘X’.
Welcome to the first collection entitled Modern Day Authentic Cave Paintings.
The painting is called 'Doing The Big Shop'. Note the character with his TESCO bags.
The trick is, layers of plaster have been applied to the canvas to create a rough, stone like effect. The texture under all of the drawings was vital to complete the overall look.
Wednesday, 2 October 2013
This year we welcome Lesley Taylor to Artery Gallery. Lesley creates unique three-dimensional boxed sculptures from her garden studio in West Sussex. Her work combines a series of different characters undergoing some rather unfortunate ‘accidents’, which creates quite a humorous range of wall art. Each piece is painted white with a single splash or drip of vibrant colour, which really makes them stand out.
Lesley’s ‘Drip’ series has been a real hit, always bringing a smile to people’s faces. Each piece features a painter in a precarious position where the decorating has gone horribly wrong.
Lesley’s ‘Vin Rouge’ series features an accident-prone chef and a bottle of red wine! With each piece disaster strikes and the wine is wasted in a dramatic splash across the artwork.
Lesley’s talent can really be seen here in her ‘Shades of New York’ wall sculpture. Whilst adding a touch of humor and fun to the piece, Lesley has still managed to capture the sense of the original New York photograph, which was taken more than 80 years ago on the 69th floor of the RCA building as it neared completion.