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Paradox2 by Nicholas Robertson

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Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
10.0 inch (25.4 cm) x 7.9 inch (20.0 cm)

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About This Work

Continuing the series of paintings with a metal military helmet, in this case an American WW2 one. I wanted to portray older people in something only worn in earnest by younger people, there lies the paradox. I have long been interested in the industrial design mantra of ‘Form follows Function’, ably represented by military helmet design. So many national variants but all with the same purpose, to protect young men and women in war. A Rowney Cryla acrylic base coat of burnt orange over the gesso manufacturers finish. Opaque pigments are used to lay down some areas, also acting as undercoating for some subject matter. Subsequent layers of acrylic paint have been applied laced with Liquidex airbrush medium and deionised water as a wash layer. This thin multiple layering of pigment allows for a degree of luminosity, avoiding the usual flat acrylic finish. Painted on Superior rolled canvas board. Finished with a coat of Winsor & Newton Satin UV varnish, this not only protects the painting but has a unifying effect.

Nicholas Robertson

NICHOLAS ROBERTSON

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom

I suspect like most figurative artists I find drawing and painting the human form wholly embedded with human behaviour. The desire to secure more than a representation of a persons movement, the spilling of light over contours or the various other ph... More

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Artwork Details

Type: Painting
Medium: Acrylic
Support Type: Canvas
Artwork Height: 10.0 inch (25.4 cm)
Artwork Width: 7.9 inch (20.0 cm)
Depth: 0.2 inch (0.5 cm)
Weight: 0.4 kg (0.9 lbs)

Ready to Hang: Yes
Framed: No
Year Created: 2021
Signed: Yes
Signature Location: left lower corner

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