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The Secret Unicorn

Title: The Secret Unicorn
Description: The Secret Unicorn is a colourful romantic semi-abstract painting of a dappled white horse in an unashamedly magical landscape. It is 30x30x1.5 inches. The painting shows a white dappled horse swishing her tail and looking as if she just materialized out of nowhere. The setting hints at a river bank with pink flowers along the edge and the idea of trees and a meadow behind the horse. The inspiration for the painting was a walk I took last June across quiet farmland where I caught glimpses through thick hedgerow to the next field. A white mare was unaware I was watching her through a gap in hedge and was clearly having a wonderful time tossing her head and flexing her muscles in the sunny meadow she was in. It made me wonder if she would go the full Disney and turn into a unicorn. Unfortunately, she didn’t but the experience made me want to paint it anyway. I have included a photo I took of her to give some context. It is painted on deep edge canvas, white edges, no frame needed and is ready to hang
Size: 30x30inches
Format: Original artwork
Presentation: Framing not necessary
Medium: Oil
Genre: Contemporary, Fine, Landscape, Semi-Abstract
Colour: Green, multi, pink, yellow
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Delivery Details: 3 days
Price: £1,250.00
Status: For Sale

Artist Information

Name: Gill Bustamante
Phone: 07815036576
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Gill Bustamante

Artist Biography:

Gill Bustamante is a professional artist based in East Sussex who creates large semi-abstract landscape, seascape and wildlife paintings in oil on canvas. Her painting style is very distinct and often fuses art-nouveau, impressionist and semi-abstract techniques with traditional portraiture that reflect her love of nature, animals, birds and the flora and fauna of the landscapes around her. She loves the ancient landscapes of England and her paintings often reflect the magical elements that such landscapes have. Gill’s main working method has been the development of a painting style she terms ‘memory impressionism’. This method involves going walking somewhere, looking at and absorbing the things she sees and experiences, and then returning home to her studio to try and capture an echo or essence of the place from memory - including any wildlife she may have seen. By this method, she captures precise moments in times at different seasons and the feeling she has about them. Gill completed a fine art degree in Brighton in 1983 and has painted since she was three. In her own words: “Painting always makes me happy along with cake, bunnies, driving erratically, BBC 6 music and totally irreverent comedy”.

Artist News/Exhibitions:

I exhibit mostly in online galleries but visitors are always welcome to view artwork at my home studio in East Sussex - contact me to arrange.

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