"Juxtapozed" by Neil Blake

I had started this painting about a year ago, but didn't quite know how to get the splashes of colour I was looking for. Then, at last weeks Pancakes and Booze Festival, one of the other artists and I started talking about our creative processes and some of the methods, tools and mediums we use. It was here that she gave me ideas and suggestions to try out. My next post here will have a photo and description of my first one called "Impending Incursion". After I had tried using it once, I was convinced it was exactly what I had been looking for and would allow me to create exactly what I was hoping for.  

This was inspired by my life. How everything was so organized, planned. I felt great, as straight an narrow, all I had to do was follow the simple, straight path I had laid our for myself as far out as I could. So, all those straight, crisp, parallel, black and white lines along a straight fairly predictable path was suddenly flooded by an immense flow of chaos (bright colours) where i had so little control other than what colours, medium, and how I would pour it onto the canvas. 

"Juxtaposed"   Acrylic + Medium on canvas 18" x 24"

 Acrylic + Medium on canvas
18" x 24"