Palmeira Brunswick and the Two Piers Mauve Sky
‘Palmeira Brunswick and the Two Piers Mauve Sky’.
Panoramic format. Print size 124 x 30.5 cm approx. Signed print from a limited edition of 100. From original ink drawing to which I apply colour digitally. Printed on fine art paper using archival inks.
Beach huts in the heart of the city with the backdrop of Georgian Crescents and Squares facing the sea. In view is Victorian Palmeira Square; the quintessential Brighton and Hove painted timber beach huts; the magnificent Georgian Brunswick Terrace and Square, The Peace Angle Statue, The I360 Tower, The Band Stand, The promenade with the iron wrought green painted railings; and by the sea shore the Brighton Palace Pier and the West Pier Remains.
This print belongs tonal collection named ‘Antique Blue and Ochre’. This is the first colour scheme palette I developed. The colours are inspired from a small antique drawing of a palace in India from a drawing I found at the Museum of Fine Arts in San Francisco. It was a decision out of instinctive preference of aesthetics that lead to a form a modern print with an strong echo from the past.