valerie ng | art folio
Paintings 2017
Textured paintings inspired by organic forms of tree bark and earthy colours.

Bark Elements

Bark Elements, 2017 | Oil on Canvas

Bark Elements combines an organic flow of brighter colours of red, yellow and blue intertwined by the brown black of textured bark. The shifting of shapes growing and ever moving between the various hues and forms. Inspired by the elements - wood, earth, water and fire and striving for a dynamic balance of energy and atmosphere through a unique transfer of marks in the action of painting.


Underground

Underground, 2017 | Acrylic on Paper Mache | ~175x128 cm

Underground is an exploration below the earth where soil and water merge to form layers of strata. The curves and lines map out trails along its' forms through caverns and rocks. Charting movement and ever changing marks with painted brush strokes, texture and drawn. Created on a papier mache base to articulate rough jagged edges and an undulating surface. As a cycle of wood to paper to earth in a renewal of form.

 

Bark Float on Light Blue

Bark Float on Light Blue, 2017 | Oil on Canvas Panel | 6x6" | 15.2 x 15.2 cm
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Bark Weave

Bark Weave, 2017 | Oil on Canvas | 46x168 cm

Warming up with some mark making, colour paintings.

Expressing marks and colour in a dynamic action of strokes and scribbles. Structure of form with texture using a palette knife and freedom of movement in lines. Inspired by data points fighting for order and the layered chaos of information swirling around.


Freckle

Freckle, 2017 | Oil on Canvas | 76x96 cm

a palette of red hues, pink, dark maroon, orange and yellow, grey, white to contrast


Speckle

Speckle, 2017 | Oil on Canvas | 76x96 cm

black and grey hues with white to contrast and a hint of blue

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