This colourful mixed media painting made with acrylic, oil, screen-print and collage plays with colour, line and texture in its depiction of a girl lost in thought as she sits on a court holding a basketball.
After training in illustration and graphic design, Bristol-based artist Dan Parry-Jones turned to painting and printmaking in 2008. He produces expressive mixed media landscapes that reflect his surroundings, from the gritty, urban environment to the beautiful, expansive coastline, in both the UK and abroad. Known for his nostalgic beach paintings featuring children at play, Dan's latest work sets screen-printed figures among urban objects such as cars and windows, and against backgrounds of vibrantly-coloured, geometrical shapes. The artist depicts some figures engrossed in their hand-held devices, appearing to communicate, yet alone and alienated. Other figures are lost in thought, fro ...