wish fulfillment – Chris Edwick

wish fulfillment – Chris Edwick

Click to enlarge wish fulfillment I always make my watercolour paintings at extraordinary speed. I don’t want to control what will happen. I want to let go of decisions. I get organised with colours ready and paper soaked so that brush strokes will all melt into each...
sunrise – Chris Edwick

sunrise – Chris Edwick

Click to enlarge Sunrise There’s something ecstatic about the speed and spontaneity of painting in watercolour. I always wet the paper first so that colours will melt into the paper. This means that the painting can end up as a chaotic mess but experience seems to...
film noir – Chris Edwick

film noir – Chris Edwick

Click to enlarge what the artist thinks film noir The velvet darkness of night with the soft sound of rain on the window. Memories echo. The beautiful places and people known, mingling in a kaleidoscope of thoughts pushing sleep away. I loved making this painting....
fun of the fair – Chris Edwick

fun of the fair – Chris Edwick

Click to enlarge …whattheartistthinks fun of the fair I used wax crayons to jab some marks onto the paper before soaking it and painting over. The wax marks resist the watercolour paint and shine through as the painting dries. It’s a matter of chance as to how...