THE TYGERS OF WRATH
This 2013 painting is long lost, painted over in a moment of flawed thinking, probably for something far less interesting. I wanted to find a way of colliding my propensity for realistic hyper-detail with a more gestural approach, creating what I hoped would be an interesting tension. Only looking at it now, almost ten years later, can I see it’s worth and how I now wish I’d not destroyed it.
Below is that same painting, mocked up as a Mogwai concert poster: