Tag Archives: Ben Williamson

Cut Flowers

Cut Flowers (with Madeline Richards), 2017, oil on canvas, 48 x 48in I have long had plans to repaint these flowers, after doing a smaller version a few years ago. That was a decent painting, but they weren’t dark enough … Continue reading

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The Optimist

The Optimist, 2017, oil on panel, 24 x 15in It’s a weird little painting about being optimistic. Taking the care to cultivate flowers in climates where they aren’t indigenous is a fundamentally optimistic undertaking. The background was purple for a … Continue reading

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Suspect

Suspect, 2017, oil on canvas, 24 x 20in Study for possible larger painting at a later date. Drawings for the painting here.

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The Cynic Too Was Once a Child

The Cynic Too Was Once a Child, 2017, oil and gold leaf on panel, 48 x 48in

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Drawing for Asbestos

Drawing for Asbestos, 2017, charcoal on Arches watercolour paper, 30 x 22in When I was a kid, my family travelled across Canada and we took a tour of the asbestos mines at Thetford in Southern Quebec. We went down into … Continue reading

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Selfie

Selfie, 2017, oil on panel, 36 x 36in Don’t get me wrong, I think this is an important project, but it’s also hilarious that when we build a 2.5 billion dollar space robot the first thing it does when it … Continue reading

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Dirty Hand

Dirty Hand (diptych), 2017, oil on panel, 36 x 36in each panel   Drawing for Dirty Hand, pencil, 2017 Here’s a sketchbook drawing and what came of it. Sometimes it happens quickly and sometimes it never happens at all.

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