Allan's NOTES

#1 - INTRODUCTION

Thank you for visiting. The purpose of this Notes is to share my thinking about the relationship between abstract art and human...

#3 - THE DIALOGUE

Abstract painting is often referred to as a projection of one’s ‘inner self’, an objective, concretized expression of the artist on the...

#4 - TITLES

Typically I do not title my paintings. I don’t know what to title what I paint. Not knowing what I paint even after I’ve painted it...

#5 - FINISHED PAINTING

Aaaahh, satisfied, it’s finished. Satisfied: a very subjective experience of completeness, wholeness, perfection, doubt dispelled....

#6 - ME THE PAINTER

I paint in my bedroom. I could say that I sleep in my studio. Often I throw myself on my bed as I look at what I have done. Sometimes the...

#7 - YOU THE VIEWER

‘I don’t get it. It looks like a bunch of mish mosh. My three-year-old paints like that. You get paid money for this?’ Statements like...