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Colour is the secret key to my work. I am an abstract artist and I break up images. I specialise in traditional and digital printmaking including painting. I am working on my latest image about my deafness.

Simon Cooper on his abstract world

12 January 2011


multi-coloured image of a face with waves of colour emanating from it

I have always been preoccupied with the language of colour. Colour fascinates me, particularly computer binary colours. It started with colour, paper and screen printing. Then I was attracted to the idea of combining computer technologies with printmaking - and so it has evolved. Colour is very personal and emotional and gives a spiritual energy to my work. Using colour, line, shape, space, and composition, I am able to create unity and harmony in my work and to convey meaning and mood....

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