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Bluebell Symphony - a very large oil painting of a Spring Woodland
Bluebell symphony is very large original oil painting on canvas (48x48 inches) of a Spring woodland painted in a semi abstract, impressionist style. As it is a large painting, it gives the viewer the feeling that they can walk into this golden Spring wood with its bluebells and wildflowers and green trees and follow the sunlight path out to the fields beyond. A glowing yellow stag can be seen near the path looking at us imperiously as stags do. He is a guide to somewhere wonderful but is assessing our intentions before he leads us forward. In the foreground to the left is a large tree which sets the perspective for the rest of the painting. The bluebell flowers and leaves are painted in a semi abstract style which by their colours and positions hint at what they are but in an ambiguous way. This is because when I painted this it was from memory and I remember impressions and colours and motions but not details. I like it this way as it gives a transient feel which is what I wanted to capture here as that is what bluebell season is. For many people it is their favourite season (including mine) and I am happy to have painted a place where I can escape to a Spring woodland among the trees and flowers whenever I have had enough of an English winter... It is 1.5 inches think, edges white, frame not necessary, ready to hang.
Abstract artwork on standard edge box canvas. This is done via a pouring acrylics method, with the dragon painted on after, and is varnished ready to hang. The edges match the front and it can be framed or hung as it is. This work is 20 inches high by 8 inches wide. Varnished and ready to hang. Postage to mainland UK is included, postage abroad can be quoted for on request. Edit: customer who bought this commissioned two more in colours of her chossing to create a trio of dragons.
30x40x1.5 inches red forest calls is a red oil painting made in a vari
30x40x1.5 inches red forest calls is a red oil painting made in a variety of rich reds, crimson, scarlet, yellow and purple. It is painted in art nouveau slightly abstract style and shows a red deer stag deep in a red forest while above and behind him some female deer call to him from the edge of the trees. There is a tentative message in this - females being the voice of reason when males get riled up maybe? but mostly it was painted because I love deer, I love red and I love deep dark forests. It is painted on deep edge canvas and the edges are also red. Framing not necessary.
This is an open edition laser print of an original painting done in a naive style which was inspired by a short surreal verse written by myself which reads as follows: Tiger, Tiger you gave me such a fright. Bells are ringing, choirs are singing all through the night. It has a 2 inch wide cream mount which will fit in a 14x12 inch frame. If you would like it without the mount or with a frame please contact me, also if you are interested in a gift voucher/certificate.
RIGHT BY YOUR SIDE
October Glows - an autumn wood abstract painting
A 30x30 woodland path abstract landscape painting in rainbow colours. This painting was painted after a walk I took near Glyndebourne in East Sussex. It was a beautiful clear autumn day and the path was lined with trees glowing yellow, red, purple and green in the low autumn sun. This path led up to a steeper path that eventually goes to the top of the South Downs. I tried to capture my impression of the place in an abstract, possibly expressionist style using very thick wet oil paint and I worked into (wet into wet) over the course of two days. I wanted to capture the low angle of the sun and the impression of the light through the leaves picking out glimpses of ivy on the ancient trees, ferns and leaves in autumn golds and greens. I was very pleased with the result as it gives a satisfying flavour of the scene and how I felt being there rather than trying to be traditionally realistic. I love paths such as these as I always imagine something fantastic being about to be discovered just around the corner. Sometimes I am rewarded with a glimpse of a deer or fox but usually a view through trees to another world keeps me very happy.
Lost in the light - semi abstract sunset with deer
Lost in the light is a 40x40x1.5 inches large semi abstract oil painting in golden yellow and purple showing stags and deer in the light of a sunset. A herd of deer stand silhouetted in a forest clearing where golden autumn light shines through the trees behind them distorting their shapes. It is more abstract than my usual style but I quite like it as it was a good capture of how things actually look to me when I take my glasses off. I like the fact that I can still recognize what I am seeing but it is blurred and shimmering and more other worldly somehow. This painting was a bit of a wrestling match as has been over painted a few times in my quest to get it how I wanted it. However, this means it has lots of lovely thick paint and texture and has given it a presence it would not have had otherwise! It is painted on deep edge canvas, white edges, ready to hang.
B48 Horse trio
Semi-abstract artwork on standard edge box canvas. This is done via a pouring acrylics method for the background and the horse shapes pulled out and further enhanced in parts, and is varnished ready to hang. The edges match the front and it can be framed or hung as it is. This work is 8 inches high by 20 inches wide. Varnished and ready to hang. Postage to mainland UK is included, postage abroad can be quoted for on request.
Poor Little Betty
This an open edition laser print of an original painting which was inspired by a short surreal verse written by myself which reads as follows: Poor little Betty slept on a jetty all day and night. Cat's whiskers grew long and all day the sun shone while Jonathan flew his kite. It is in a 2 1/2 inch wide cream mount which will fit in a 16 x 12 inch frame. If you would like it unmounted or framed please contact me, also if you are interested in a gift voucher/certificate.