Steven Hemmens

 
 
 
 

 

My paintings are a combination of observation, imagination and feeling. They are usually of relatively simple things: figures, situations, objects, but this combination is liable to change at any stage of the process. I work with intuition and humour, enjoying the 'play' aspect of working with paint, prepared for anything to happen within the confines of the canvas. They are emphatically not illustrational and I attempt to get beyond the illusion of reality by expressing not just what I see but what I feel. At the same time, I want the paintings to be intriguing, able to sustain repeat readings yet have an instant accessibility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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