Peter Smith’s endless imagination is fuelled by artists such as Salvador Dali and Will Bullas, whose surreal characters and sense of humour bring life to their creations.
Peter Smith is a self taught artist; all his ‘Impossimal’ artwork is oil paint on board, painstakingly created using methods that belies their sometimes simple appearance. Scale models of every scene and ‘Impossimal’ is created beforehand, some of the models and sets are upwards of six feet long and contain and contain up to a thousand components. Each painting also has its own story, sometimes based on real people and at other times based on pure fiction twisted with history. All of Smith’s ‘Impossimal’ artwork contain hidden items, puzzles, connections, dot-2-dots and numerous other little tricks to
beguile and entertain, some you will need a mirror to see whilst others will require them being turned upside-down or viewed in a darkened room.
Smith’s whimsical creations his ‘impossimals’ are inspired by friends, family and people he meets in everyday life. The narrative and characters he has so beautifully created can be found in collections across the globe.
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