MEET THE ARTISTS WITH JO PERKINS

25/02/2021 at 15:00 GMT

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ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE DRAWING WITH JO PERKINS

I am an Edinburgh based artist making semi-abstract paintings in response to my local landscape. I am fascinated with colour and how it makes us feel, often exploring saturated palettes that reflect both my emotions in regard to the landscape and the changing seasons. I look at pattern and shape and am working to establish a visual language that describes my experiences.
Compositions are created from life then translated to canvas or wooden panel in an expressive and intuitive way. I use acrylic for its immediacy and versatility and mix this with other media to enhance each piece.