High Tide is a 80cm x 60cm abstract painting that uses blue and gold acrylic paints on a textured surface of plaster on canvas.
I decided to follow the same composition as my red and yellow abstract painting commission by adding a horizontal band of colour off the centre of the painting and using two different colour tones above and below it. I wanted to use two blue tones, creating a contrast between the light and dark shades that offset against the golden band.
The two tones led me to name the painting high tide, and the gold strip adds an elegant touch.
I love this composition and combination of colours. The painting has been sold to my brother in law who wanted an abstract painting this size to hang in his new extension, facing the lake in his garden.
I am going to experiment with two tone paintings in future as I think it is a beautiful way to experiment with different colour combinations.