Oscar Romp

Figurative Artist



Conventional portraits with photographic references are re-invented in these works through drawing painting, and constructed composition, using heightened colour and narrative and symbolic images added to give clues as to who the subject is, and what do they do and know.

Everton's Jazz-Canter

Drawn direct from the model (UK Jazz-dancer Everton Young) at Bavent Rd Studio, Camberwell, 1995-6. Charcoal on Canson Paper, with grey-scale chalk pastel. 75cm x 110cm.