bernard charnley


- 'studio 1 and 2' refers to painting in progress in the studio setting with the changing images acting as
reference point for myself as well as being available for visitors to this site

- they are part of a series that have a family resemblence in their subject

- this affinity is with constructing visual metaphors that consider moments of change, transition or radical

- the method engages the unique quality of oil paint to accept many and varied layers of application at changing
speeds and density over different periods of completion

- each work in the constructed cycle can return several times to its positioning before reaching some form of

- it is a process that embodies time, visual exchange and maturation of the images and their ideas


- the site menu symbol for in progress work: u

- the site menu symbol for provisionally resolved ideas: r

- images and their number on site will change periodically to reflect level of resolved images and introduction of
new ones to the cycle

- as these image records are a kind of working compass, they are taken with an iphone for speed of use and
basic viewing