Oil , 60 x 60 cms£ 2,150
Oil , 50 x 50 cms£ 1,750
Oil , 50 x 40 cms£ 1,500
Oil , 70 x 70 cms
Oil , 30 x 20 cms£795
Acrylic , 16 x 11 cms£295
Acrylic , 23 x 17 cms£,395
Colin Carruthers was born in Antrim in Northern Ireland where he spent his early childhood. He lived in Germany for a time and at various places in the U.K., moving to Birmingham in 1985. Having studied Fine Art at Margaret Street in 1994, he was drawn towards painting and completed a B.A. Honours degree in 1997.
paints with oils, acrylics and watercolours and often works with a
palette knife – creating textured surfaces by applying paint to the
canvas as thickly as possible. The oil paint dries slowly, allowing him
to build layers in which the marks of the palette knife are often still
visible – creating interesting and dramatic effects.