I painted the basis of this a couple of years ago and only this week returned to it, to finish it. I had been experiencing a renewed and relentless bout of insomnia and with the additional feelings and thoughts I had about that, my artwork had the added material that i needed for completing it.

I wanted to capture the feeling of insomnia; so I literally switched off intellectual thought and just put brush to canvas and let it flow; I had no idea what would come out. I find this method of painting fascinating; especially as a former psychotherapist myself.

I paint using acrylics on canvas.

‘Insomnia’ (c) Deano Parsons. 2021.

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