Really like these paintings.

graham mcquade


I have been playing with this idea of chasing the unattainable of late. It started with an earlier post – Evening on the Beach on 16th November –


where I had some images of a family on the beach. I added some gulls for narrative  and I liked the notion of the younger sister chasing the older sister in her endeavours. The painting didn’t satisfy me and I thought of focussing in on the two children in their chase.

I began a painting in this vein but still wasn’t happy with the composition. Here is a half completed version still in a portrait format and very similar


I felt I wasn’t close enough to the action and needed to approach it differently to  get some feeling of involvement. I had to find a whole new set of images to cobble together the composition. l also decided to dispense with the blocking…

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