Clair is a painter working mainly in acrylics and oils.
Until recently I have been focused on painting still life - how an everyday object can be lifted out of its mundanity when captured on canvas. I am strongly focused on capturing light and shadow and like to work on several pieces at once in order to remain engaged and loose.
Latterly I have been moving into more abstracted work. I intuitively make decisions on colour and composition and tend to work mainly in acrylics as their fast drying nature allows me to capture the freedom in spontaneous mark making.
See more at www.clairpayneart.com