Inspired by horse racing jockey silks and named after a winning horse. A dramatic semi abstract original painting incorporating intense colour combinations, bold pattern with stylized forms and symbols. This painting contains luminous fluorescent paint which adopts a completely different character under ultra violet light.
The painting was conceived around the title of one of my winning selections Sendintank the owners colours are yellow with green circle and this became the predominant background colour scheme. The zigzag pattern is a combination of Brigit Riley's famous Op art painting ‘Blaze’ and the massive Knights of the Round table exhibited in the Great Hall, Winchester.
I used to live right next to a stables and became fascinated...
Born in Chester 1960, studied BA Fine Art (Sculpture) at Loughborough College of Art and Design and an MA in Art & Design (Painting) at Leeds Metropolitan University. First worked as a mechanic for London Bicycle Company and then as a ceramic technician for David Hilton Tableware in London for seven years, before becoming a 3D Design and Sculpture lecturer in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Moved to Hampshire to become Head of Art and Design in a Southampton, Sixth Form College and now Head of Art and Design at Peter Symonds College, Winchester.
Mark Jones Velo Art paintings are custom made hand crafted original artworks that celebrate bicycles and cycling. 'Velo Art' and ‘Still life cycle’ acrylic on canvas range of paintings reflect a...
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