“The ice cream is one of the key symbols of the traditional British seaside holiday,
so I’ve made it a central theme in my recent work. The colours, textures and melting
quality of a fresh ice cream is particularly exciting to capture in paint, although
I am equally attracted to the solid, static plastic ice creams used to advertise
ice cream parlours by the seaside, as well as the use of ice creams in poster advertising.
These different inspirations require a different approach and painting technique.
I often use a palette knife to recreate the lush swirls and texture of a real ice
cream, whereas detailed draughtsmanship and brush work is needed to replicate poster
advertising or the solidity of a plastic advertising cone...”
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