Oil on linen, 26x20 cm.
In her oil paintings Wil Jansen uses motives from nature to start an investigation to the fundamental aspect from the art of painting. Looking for colour and form, the properties of the material, searching for patterns, rhythm and regularity, structures and the very special skin of paint. The outcome are colored area, lines, and dots, stripes, cracks and crater, showing explicit how the paint in repetitive thick layers, is essential in her paintings. Some of the paintings are the expression of emotions, but always in a controlled way, sometimes a painting is the result of a pure abstract vision. The process of painting is very important. A repetition of putting paint on and getting it of in movements, creating form, colour and structures that seems to be endless....
Oil on linen, 32x26 cm.