by Samuel Deacon
Samuel Deacon is a London based abstract artist who creates beautiful textured paintings.
Samuel has been drawn to abstract paintings with a multitude of colour since studying Art in his home town in Wiltshire. He explored and developed his technique through many subjects and mediums, finding inspiration from the paintings by artists such as Frank Bowling, Gerard Richter and Jackson Pollock.
Samuel has a degree in Interior Architecture and currently works as a wine cellar designer where he is able to exercise his spatial skills, creating functional masterpieces in a combination of joinery, glass and metal. The love of materials and textures reflects in his work life and in his paintings.
Samuel's artwork is an exploration of colour and texture, achieving his signature style using a combination of materials including clay and plaster with acrylic paints, liquid paints and spray paints. Samuel's detailed compositions references nature, music and subjective emotion which dictate his colour choices and use of material.
Popping candy is a large vibrant canvas using clay, acrylic paints and pouring paints.
The combinations of pink, blues and yellows in this composition creates a light and refreshing canvas that is full of energy and texture.
The honeycomb effect liquid paints are dribbled across the canvas and pool in the cracks created with the clay.
‘Popping Candy’ is on display at the Supawan Thai restaurant in Kings Cross.
||90 (W) x 90 (H) cm
||Clay, Acrylic Paints and Pouring Paints on Canvas