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Hares Meadow

Title: Hares Meadow
Description: Hares Meadow is a 40x40x1.5 inches oil painting on canvas of a yellow hare beside a meadow of trees and wildflowers. The style is contemporary art nouveau and is very colourful. The hare sits to the left and looks back at us. She is generously showing us a glimpse of her realm with its trees and flowers and possibilities and the idea of veils or curtains being drawn back makes it a little dreamlike. I have only ever seen one hare in real life and I was struck by how beautiful it was whilst at the same time being so strangely awkward. I can totally see why they often feature in fairy tales and legends about magic. The background of the painting has been blended and blurred whilst the foreground paint is thicker with more definite brushstrokes. This adds to the slightly ethereal feeling of it. Like all my artwork, it is a tribute to nature and an invitation to humans to cherish and protect it. It is dedicated to all those who are doing just this. It is painted on wide edge canvas, no frame needed, ready to hang, white edges.
Size: 40x40inches
Format: Original artwork
Presentation: Framing not necessary
Medium: Oil
Genre: Contemporary, Landscape, Semi-Abstract
Colour: Green, multi, purple, yellow
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Delivery Details: 3 days
Price: £1,500.00
Status: For Sale

Artist Information

Name: Gill Bustamante
Phone: 01342826676
Acceptable Payment Methods: Paypal or arrange to visit me and pay cheque or cash
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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