Recently chosen as the winning painting in the prestigious Holmfirth Art Exhibition, having been one of 425 artworks.
Drawing on a warm palette and an expert composition this piece is full of nostalgia.
Created using: Acrylic
Size: 50 x 50 cm
Frame: White wooden inset frame
Framed size: 73 x 73 cm
“Born in Manchester in 1947, my earliest recollection was drawing at every opportunity. At School, Art was by far my most favourite subject. I went onto Art College gaining a diploma in Graphic Art and Design followed by a much enjoyed career in Advertising, eventually setting up my own successful business. I had the good fortune to be able to retire early and spend more of my time on doing the thing I love the most, painting.”
“My work is a combination of my imagination along with photographs I have taken whilst on holiday in Cornwall and Europe. I use fine lines and blocks of colour to create an interesting semi-abstract fragmented composition. Although my work may be based on an actual place, my painting process relies more on a personal feeling for the essence of a moment in...Read more about Carl Jacobs >>