Say You Won’t Let Go by James Arthur
8” x 10″, WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen along on Spotify
The guitar in the intro begins in the top left as warm oranges and browns. The vocals in the verses are oranges. From 0.31 the vocals move to blue with brown guitar. Magenta appears at 0.50 in the vocals with purple piano in the middle. Bright yellows and orange come through in the higher section at 1.11. ‘I wake you up’ at 1.20 is dark blue before continuing from 1.42 as lighter blue. The section from 2.02 is magenta with high orange from 2.22. The low vocals at 2.33 are dark blue on the centre bottom. The guitar appears as yellow notes. The vocals and music through the outro are blue with magenta strings.
This piece is one of a kind and was commissioned for someone special. While the paint may fall differently on the paper, future interpretations of this song will capture the same colours and moments as heard in the song.