1970s KODACHROMES

"A reflection of personal experiences and, to an extent, triggered by the passing of my father from aggressive thyroid cancer in late 2012. I returned to slides of my family’s time living overseas in the late 70s. I scanned the slides, heighted saturation and painted varying sized works, with details using 000-size brushes.

 

"The experience of death and losing someone so close brings to the surface the value of family, friends and our relationships with those significant to us."

Oil painting, woman on garden seat in front of window and ivy covered wall.

Beatrix Potter's Cottage, 1979 Oil on canvas 91x91cm, 2016

Oil painting, people walking down a hillside road.

Walking out of Clovelly, 1979 Oil on canvas paper 22x22cm, 2016

Oil painting, children on swings in Central Park, 1979.

Swinging in Central Park, 1979 Oil on canvas 61x61cm, 2016

Oil painting, Dingle Pier by Joanna Poulson

Dingle Pier, 1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x30cm, 2014

Oil painting, children on sleds in snow, winter scene.

Sledding, my go Delaware Park,1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2015

Oil painting, autumn scene in Delaware Park, 1979

Delaware Park, Buffalo, 1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2016

Oil painting from 1970s childhood Kodachrome photo, parent and children

Checking out the Hill, D.C.,1979 Oil on canvas 76x101cm, 2013

Oil painting, family scene from 1970s childhood, Boston Common

Boston Common,1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2016

Oil painting, young child by fountain in garden with pigeons

James in Jackson Sqaure, New Orleans, 1979 Oil on canvas paper 35x20cm, 2016

Oil painting, snow scene, adult and child shovel snow with bare winter trees in background

Snow Shovel time, Buffalo,1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2016

Oil painting from 1970s childhood photo, bridge over Boston Common lake

Bridge over Boston Common Lake,1979 Oil on canvas 76x76cm, 2016

Oil painting, tourists in 1979 walking down narrow, steep street in Clovelly

Walking in to Clovelly, 1979 Oil on canvas paper 22x22cm, 2016

Oil painting from 1970s childhood photograph, garden with child and geese

Forest Lawn, J & Geese, Buffalo 1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2015

Oil painting from 1978 kodachrome photograph, streetscape with people and birds, New Orleans

Jackson Square, New Orleans, 1978 Oil on canvas 60x60cm, 2015

Oil painting from childhood photograph, small children in park by lake

Forest Lawn, J & J, Buffalo, 1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2015

Oil painting, man in yellow jumper leans on wall of staircase near Edinburgh Castle

Near Edinburgh Castle, 1979 Oil on canvas 101x76cm, 2015

Oil painting, snow scene, children sledding in the 1970s, winter scene

Sledding, your go Delaware Park 1979 Oil on canvas paper 20x20cm, 2015

Oil painting, London 1979, casual streetscape with people, from kodachrome photograph

London, 1979 Oil on canvas 50x50cm, 2014