Patrick Jones is an abstract painter best known for his fluency in colour. He knows it well, understands its nuances, and is not afraid of its strength. And when it comes to colour, here is a craftsman, mixing and blending with great care and understanding the tones and shades he needs. For years he has taught many eager students about ‘Colour ‘ (with a capital ‘C’): how to blend it, how to understand it, how to balance it and how colours are affected by being next to other colours.

He has sort of claimed the territory and language of colour, and his most recent large paintings are I think the ...


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