Jonathan Retallick 

BA Fine Art

Feeding off my subconscious, my paintings are process-led, involving silencing the mind in a kind of meditation. Stylistically I strive for a Hyperrealist approach to abstraction - forming a convincing non-reality through improvisational accretion of thin transparencies in oil paint. Although these paintings are small, I make up for that with the level of seamless detail that, by subtly controlling the surface texture of the paintings, I have been able to produce jewel-like images that delicately interact with light.