The Colorfield Performance is a fantastic spectacle: Four hundred to five hundred artists working all summer in groups of six people. Each painting a large panel as part of a gigantic color field that grows every week. I have been offered to make a contribution to this amazing art-project.
I asked my followers on Instagram and Facebook to vote for my painting that entered the contest ‘Painting of the Year’. A lot of my followers did do so, for which I am very grateful. But I never showed the painting properly. So, I’m going to show you the painting and tell you why I made this painting and what my inspiration was.
My son has colorblindness and therefore thinks the painting with the yellow and orange flowers is 'boring'. With the help of my son and a special app, I will make the same kind of flower painting but with different colors. Colors that are beautiful for someone with red / green color blindness. Colors that stand out and attracts attention. At the same time I will tell you more about colorblindness.
It is wonderful to paint from a feeling, even if this feeling isn’t a happy feeling. During the spring corona lockdown, I kept a diary. Before I started painting, I read a number of passages in my diary. The feeling of that strange, uncertain period therefore forms the basis for this painting.