Michael Sole’s paintings are just as much about the power and beauty of nature than about the process of painting it. To capture the full strength of his subject, Michael starts by placing himself in the environment of what he wishes to depict before completing the work in his studio. In the artists words, “Nature is fascinating to me, especially in extreme circumstances, storms etc. In painting I feel very strongly that energy must be met with energy. By this, I mean big seas and powerful subject matter benefits from energetic, physical and confident painting which usually includes allowing the paint to have its own way, without using a brush. Dripping, pouring, throwing, lifting, shak ...
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