Paul Edward Davies is a painter, printmaker and photographer, based in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, in Spain.

His work centres on the natural world, often probing the border between the figurative and abstraction. Poetry is another source of inspiration, and he has created series of prints and paintings inspired by poets including William Wordsworth (the Intimations series), Dylan Thomas (Sea Chains), …

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Journal

9 Mar, 2018

Notes on blue

09 March 2018: “Everywhere I inquired, I was told look for blue.”   Blue. The ancient Greeks had no word for it. Japanese, Thai, Korean, and Lakota Sioux use the same word to describe blue and green. Isaac Newton included blue as one of the seven colours in the spectrum. He also included indigo, which many [...]
8 Oct, 2017

Returning: ‘To return is to see the heart of heaven and earth’

08 October 2017: I usually work in series. I choose a theme (or the theme chooses me – it is not always clear which way round) and explore it for a while until I reach an obvious end point or (more often than not) it evolves into something else. Thus “Wild Garden” evolved into “Vertical [...]