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.

Self-Portrait With A Passing Train

Drawn/painted onsite in my Bedsit room at 100 Copleston Rd, East Dulwich where I lived as a student in 1988-89, - when this was made. Artist's dry pigment pastel on Canson paper. 75cm x 110cm.