Advantages of Painting BIG

Advantages of Painting BIG

Painting large canvases has many advantages that can help artists to create impactful and immersive works of art. Here are a few reasons why artists might choose to work on larger canvases: Greater Visual Impact Large canvases naturally have a greater visual impact than smaller canvases. They can command attention and create a sense of awe and wonder in viewers. This can be especially powerful for abstract or expressionist works that aim to elicit an emotional response from the viewer. More Room for Detail  Larger canvases provide artists with more room to include details and texture in their work. This can be particularly useful for representational works that require intricate details, such as landscapes or portraits. Freedom of Movement  Working on a large canvas can give artists more freedom of movement and allow them to create larger gestural strokes. This can be particularly useful for artists who work with loose, expressive styles, such as abstract expressionism or action...

Terry Pegg

Terry Pegg

  I wanted to share with you all a man of who I considered an inspiration to me, a gentleman who I’ve admired as a person and as an artist, Terry Pegg. I first met Terry in 2006. I was a graduate from the University of Falmouth. I had just obtained my degree in Illustration and I got a job as a part-time barman at Daunceys hotel. I was 21 years old, tall and skinny with a Ronnie Wood haircut. Terry’s wife Pauline used to come in to the hotel every morning and order a black coffee and sit by the window with a newspaper. Terry would come in for a cup of tea most weekends and some evenings to play chess with his friends. After a couple of weeks working at the hotel, I got talking with him. I was intrigued by the way he spoke and acknowledged me. He took an interest in my qualification and what I had studied and told me that he works as…….an artist. I took a gasp of air and replied “wow” At a young age, Terry had worked for his father at his printing company where they handled gold...