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Macey Watson Counterbalance: the dichotomy of the mundane and the chaotic

Work by Macey Watson
Work by Macey Watson
Work by Macey Watson
Work by Macey Watson

In my body of work, a series of ordinary daily settings, I have explored the importance of appreciating the mundane. I have used contrasting mediums and juxtaposed different styles to represent the intricacies hidden within seemingly ordinary and dull environments. With sfumato painting techniques and sketchy black pen I present a series of binaries; interior vs exterior, light vs dark, structural vs organic. My intent is to expose the paradoxes and dichotomies that exist within common settings, and for these representations of everyday life to prompt the viewer to reflect on their own environments of familiarity and appreciate their complexity.

Influencing artist:
Catherine O’Donnell


Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney



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