From the fiery horizons of Thailand to the proud roots of the British landscape, the magic of twilight is captured in Richard Rowan’s stunning new Twilight collection.
To recreate the vivid hues, Richard used two different oil paints and his own chemical formula, with timing crucial for blending and applying layers. The colours are more radiant on glass than when they are first squeezed from the tube, as the medium adds its own refractive luminosity. He adds: “With glass naturally responding to changes in light, the paintings will continue to evolve over time.”
Speaking on this piece, Richard says: “Here I capture the sunset and the subtleties and softness of twilight, focusing on the smallest colour changes in the water. It’s the time of day when the water appears to transform into polished metal.”
Music: ‘A Hard Teacher’, Hans Zimmer, The Last Samurai
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