Posts tagged: abstract art

Serpentine – Sculpture created from found objects

By , 03/07/2015 11:03 am

Serpentine is a sculpture created from recycled roll-cage tubing, scrap metal off-cuts and found objects. I fabricated the sculpture by reshaping the tubing and welding to my desired shape. I have left this sculpture to rust as I really like the reddish patina – it will outlive me.

Serpentine metal sculpture

Detail of Serpentine sculpture

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Friendship – Abstract oil painting on canvas

By , 01/28/2010 9:08 am

I have been working on this abstract painting on off for a four months now. I used thick paint and mixed many of the colours directly on the canvas.

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CAMs art auction for Haiti

By , 01/25/2010 9:01 am

Please to announce the art auction at Williams Gallery raised well over £2000. All the art for sale was donated by Cambridge Arts Movement artists. I donated broken circle which I am pleased to say sold.

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Abstract Painting: Explorations of the Mind 2

By , 12/09/2009 10:17 am

This painting is experimental in both technique and subject matter. I have used both acrylic in the early stages building up layers and dribbling paint from a stick at different angles. I then used glazes of oil paint to build up depth, colour and tonal changes. As for the subject – well judge for your self.

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CAM’s first group show – 18-30 September

By , 09/17/2009 4:45 pm

CAMaraderie is an exciting collection of self-portraits created specially for this show by all 30 current members of the movement. Expect the unexpected from this diverse collection of artists – paintings, sculptures, photographs, montages and more. But all within the confines of a specially-made A3 panel.

CAMaraderie will run at Gwydir Street, Cambridge until the end of September then selected works will move to our corridor gallery space in Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre from 6 to 30 October.

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New series of paintings – Explorations of the Mind

By , 08/27/2009 7:44 pm

Have finally completed the first of a new series of paintings titled them ‘Explorations of the Mind’. I have struggled with the title and toyed with Mindscape, Dreamscape and Mind Exploration but they just did not seem right.

Exhibited at Williams Art Gallery

Exhibited at Williams Art Gallery

Below is the first in the series (I have two more underway). For this, I have used used acrylic paint, oil paint and car spray paint.

Exploration of the Mind 1

Explorations of the Mind 1

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Abstract paintings displayed at Cambridge Gallery

By , 07/02/2009 12:01 pm

Two of my abstract paintings are now hanging at Cambridge based Williams Art Gallery.

I have had some very positive feedback about both paintings, Inside Out and Street Walk, from fellow artists and visitors. It always good to get feedback (good or bad) especially with abstract art as it is fascinating to find out if the viewer sees what you intended or something completely new.   A lot of work time and much thinking went into creating both paintings.

Street Walk - oil on canvas

Street Walk - oil on canvas

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Watching paint dry

By , 06/16/2009 9:33 pm

I have paintings on the go, all at different stages, some very close to completion and others midway. However, they are all at a stage where they need to dry before I can continue.

Three are landscapes and two are abstract. Hopefully, I will post some pics of them soon.

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Street Walk

By , 04/22/2009 10:37 pm

Just completed another painting titled ‘Street Walk’ and added it to www.ashwinstudio.co.uk. It is a abstract oil painting in and another in my recycled art series and I have left brief glimpses of the original painting (a landscape) untouched.

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Exhibition at Williams Art & Antiques, Cambridge

By , 04/06/2009 7:02 am

I’m exhibiting alongside Gail de Cordova, Tess Recordon and Nick Welsh in the 4@5 Abstracts exhibition. I am showing 2 paintings, 2 sculptures and one mixed media.

Constructed from surgical instruments

Constructed from surgical instruments

The work by Nick Welsh is very graphical and based on his recent journey to San Francisco and well worth a look.  And the paintings by Gail and Tess are also very beautiful and impressive.

We just had the private view a lot of people turned out and best of all really liked the work.

Gallery details:

Open Tuesdays and Fridays 10am to 5pm
Late opening Wednesdays 10am to 7pm
Closed Mondays and most Thursdays
10am to 5pm Saturday
11am to 5pm Sundays
Full online information at:

Williams Art & Antiques
No 5 Dale’s Brewery
(beneath the old clock)
Gwydir Street
Cambridge
CB1 2LJ
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