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When minds become rusty, memories decaying, vividness disintegrating.

Layered Oil on board (A1)

This piece has took weeks to complete it’s layering, each day another colour.

Tools used:

Wall paper scraper for application.

Self Adhesive Plasterboard Tape for imprinting texture by applying it to a layer of nearly dry oil and gently rubbing over, then removing quickly.

Decaying Thoughts" was featured in Pure Abstract Group – 6th March 2011

Decaying Thoughts" was featured in ThE aRt Of pEEliNg PaINt – 10th March 2011*

Tags

mind, feelings, memories, state, rusty, decay, decaying, thoughts, head

There is power in being able to express something emotive through art and let it go, I find it’s this that keeps me engaged in using art to grow and heal…

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Comments

  • George Coombs
    George Coombsover 3 years ago

    Yes, excellent composition and I could sense what it was about and how your description compliments itperfectly

  • Thank you so much George :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • OttitiesUnlimitedLTD
    OttitiesUnlimitedLTDover 3 years ago

    I’m really enjoying the work that you are posting. Once again glad to have crossed your path. I just wish I could see these in person as it is so much fun to stand in front of a painting and get into it. Peace always…

  • Thank you so much :) I am glad our paths have crossed too. This is a wonderful comment, thank you so much :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • Luisa Zajko
    Luisa Zajkoover 3 years ago

    Good title. I bet this looks fantastic in person.

  • Thank you so much lovelyrita, It does you are so right, thank you so much :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • Lacey Scarbro
    Lacey Scarbroover 3 years ago


    I agree with everyone else, as I’ve said it over & over…I wish I could see it in person!
    This is amazing & I know it’s got to be KILLER in person.
    The sad thing is that non-painters who have never seen such paintings have no idea the difference between seeing the image on the computer screen & seeing it in person & how it really comes to life with all it’s layers & textures & the light hitting them in different ways at different times! I wish I could make everyone understand this. I have had so many people say “I just don’t get what is so great about that!” (NOT this picture, in general. ) I remember the first time I saw paintings in a gallery when I was a child & I was blown away. I am still always blown away when I see a picture of a painting I like & then when I see the ACTUAL painting!
    Anyhow, great title for a great piece that I know is so much greater in person! :)

  • I do have to admit this does look so much better in person, you just don’t get the depth as you do in person. Thank you so very much Lacey appreciate your continued support as always and I am glad for what you have written here :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergover 3 years ago

  • YIKES! Debra, thank you so so very much, I am truly honoured. :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • laureen warrington
    laureen warrin...over 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! Compelling work!

  • Thank you so very much indeed, I appreciate your lovely comments :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • chili
    chiliover 3 years ago

    Very good, my head on a Monday morning, full of rust, brittle leaves and half memories of a weekend.
    So true, that about seeing paintings for real, if i see a painting that i really like i get the same feeling as when i really really fancy someone….without the erection part, obviously.

  • chili!!! this made me howl… should this piece be flattered :0)
    Thank you so much for your kind and funny comment :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • Andrew Bradsworth
    Andrew Bradsworthover 3 years ago

    An amazing piece! Featured in ThE aRt Of pEEliNg PaINt

  • WOW! Thank you so very much Andrew for your time to view, your wonderful comment and of course the feature. I am honoured, thank you so much :)

    – Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)

  • sentimentum
    sentimentumalmost 3 years ago

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