Twilight means "half-light" of morning or evening is a symbol of dichotomy. This “ridged” multi-layered painting invites the viewer to come closer and observe and touch the ridges for a tactile encounter.
Twilight I was inspired by the shimmery quality of light on ripples of water during a colourful sunset. Using metallic foil, metallic paints and inks together with a limited palette, the aim is to awaken the viewer’s consciousness allowing them to experience the painting-perhaps sparking memories or freeing the mind to wander, imagine and dream. My artwork is aimed to capture ephemeral moments, suspended in light and texture.
|Technique:||Acrylic on Canvas|
|Styles:||Abstract, Expressionism, Minimalism|
|Contents:||Ripple, Water, Outdoors, Sunset, Landscape, Ocean, Twilight, Landscape, Nature, Seascape|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Unframed Size:||24in x 24in x 1in|
Lions Bay, British Columbia
Monica's distinctive style of textural painting, in which she applies thick layers of acrylic paint and medium with palette knives, results in a 3-D effect, suggesting organic energy, flow and movement. At the same time, she uses multiple glazes of colour to produce contrast and harmony, creating lightness, fluidity, and
"“Working with texture and layers in my mixed media paintings gives me an opportunity to express nature in an abstract way, to encourage the viewer to be moved by its beauty, and to create a mood that will seduce the eye, soothe the mind, and inspire the spirit.” Monica Gewurz"