The Woods

by Stephen Whatcott

Painting - 76.0cm x 137.0cm x 4.0cm


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    • Whatcott is proof that you don't need training, just talent, to succeed
    • His interesting juxtapositions suggest scenes from a film
    • His drawings seek to capture ordinary moments
  • The Woods

    Illustrated in these works are everyday life situations that have been examined, filtered, dissected and reassembled, often like a collage, with the intention of capturing the mood of the situation, or the feelings that the people are experiencing.

    The subject matter often comes directly from the artists' life and is a comment on human nature and how we deal with everyday issues, examining the notion of what it is to be human.

    The work is emotionally driven. Just to feel something that another human being is experiencing is the most important thing.

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    Stephen Whatcott

    Stephen Whatcott sketched his way through high school and a series of menial jobs. He was always drawing: in the back pages of textbooks, on envelopes at work, until some commissions came along which led to a paid illustration job. When the job ended, he continued drawing and was finally able to earn a living from art.

    His drawings are done in pastel, acrylic and graphite, often high contrast and immaculately realised. He chooses real subjects, and melds together people and places in the frame, suggesting some kind of narrative: a relationship, a situation, the real lives and characters i…

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    Product Details

    Original Art
    Painting > Mixed Media
    Portraits & People
    76.0cm x 137.0cm x 4.0cm
    Ready to hang
    Yes, front bottom right
    Pastel and acrylic on canvas

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    • Signed in the bottom right hand corner by the artist.
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