Shaped painting 'The Bay' by Paul Critchley
Shaped painting 'The Bay' by Paul Critchley, detail

The Bay

190 x 27 cm ~ oil on canvas on hardboard

The Brief

This was all about size and, in this instance, size was important, in fact the most important factor. The painting had to fit a tall narrow space and at the same time the clients wanted to feel that there was space - just out there, you can just glimpse it through the open door.