“ Sarah” is done from a model Belinda employed for an art class inspired by a British painter, Euan Uglow, very much involved with the relationship of points in a body and how they relate to the ground of the work.
The model is arranged with coloured squares on the wall to be part of the composition. Sara is a dancer with an amazingly expressive “sprung’ body.
Belinda recalls "I like to focus on the gesture of each person I paint. And gesture does not have to be moving , it can be contained gesture as it is in the is painting. And also on the paint, I love what paint can do and oil paint historically has been always the medium to paint flesh…acrylic dries too fast and doesn’t blend".
And blending is a requisite for painting light to describe form that Belinda excels in.
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