Abstract Challenge 2021

Well done to everyone who embraced this Abstract Challenge set by Pat Lock. What a fantastic variety our members have produced. John Hamilton I tried adding a castle and lake in the Glens to give some realism to this abstract picture Angela Musil Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50cm Pamela Hudson Housing Complex Sheila Klein What inspired me:- “I do not like discarding things so I decided to experiment using the soft red netting that oranges are packed in to see what effects I could achieve. Messy but fun. I also now realise that just one picture could produce hundreds of pictures if one zoomed in closely to the detail. Very interesting”. Red acrylic paint and soft netting Angela Musil Pirat Acrylic on Canvas 40 x 50cm Lesley Feakes Gunda Cannon Eve's Apple Gunda Cannon Just Today Caroline Anderson-Jones COVID-19 Fishing Links Michael Haynes Squares David Dixon Market Place Acrylic and oil on canvas board 40 x 30cm Jason Smith “Abstract Bowl” Alcohol ink and acrylic on wood 28cm x 6cm Alison Chandler Acrylic and oil “It’s not all black and white” Clive Dand Abstract watercolour. Virus 2020 is a reflection on the effect that the virus has had on my life and the life of everyone in the world that we currently live in. John Hamilton Blossom in the Kent apple orchards using a stipple effect and scratching to reveal the darker paint layers below John Hamilton Colours of a stormy harbour. Rubbing off paint and drips add to the atmosphere John Hamilton Tall sheds at Hastings using a palette knife and gold leaf Sheila Klein What inspired me:- “I do not like discarding things so I decided to experiment using the soft red netting that oranges are packed in to see what effects I could achieve. Messy but fun. I also now realise that just one picture could produce hundreds of pictures if one zoomed in closely to the detail. Very interesting”. Red Acrylic Paint with soft netting twice

Abstract Challenge 2021