Working from live sketches produced during Elles Bailey’s performance at The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival 2017 and using many photographs taken throughout the set I have recently been working on a canvas to try to express something of the warmth and energy of the band’s gig. To say that I was spiritually uplifted after the gig somehow fails to pay full testimony to what was a great performance.
I knew last night that the painting was very, very close to completion and this morning’s visit to my studio resulted in the painting undergoing some small but vital adjustments.
Here is “Elles Bailey @ TGBR&BF ’17”
Full details can be found at https://petemarshart.co.uk/painting/elles-baileytgbrbf-17/