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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Twenty-Seven - 'Charades'

'Charades' #27 Highland Heathers Collection Oil on Canvas Board Clouds move swiftly over the sun and a dappled glow highlights the fluttering petals. Dramatic purples become more subtle as the eye tries to discern definite shapes whilst they morph according to the elements. Senses are subject to charades as everything conspires to fluctuate and challenge […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Twenty-Eight - 'Reflourishing'

'Reflourishing' #28 Highland Heathers Collection Oil on Canvas Board Deep pinks swirl and show a hint of their true colours, closely guarded by experienced ones who protect the new growth. The seasonal shedding and reflourishing is in seamless harmony with a cooler reality, unconsciously realising that time cannot be reversed and resolving to evolve with […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Three - 'Wild Abandon'

Wild Abandon Cloudscape in soft pastels 40x30cm Wild abandon of all that is physical, wispy fronds give their selves completely to the elements. The freezing temperature absolves the need to move, held in limbo between life and non-life, the in-between section of the spectrum of being. Shop via: https://www.lynneforrester.com/

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Four - 'Fiery Embers'

Fiery Embers Cloudscape in soft pastels 40x30cm Fiery embers explode their burning hues up into the sky as the day announces its arrival. All ribbons waiting for the formal openings are burst open as the sheer force of nature overcomes all superficial airs and graces. Shop at: https://www.lynneforrester.com/

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Five - 'The Daily Dance'

The Daily Dance Cloudscape in soft pastels 40x30cm The inevitable meeting and attraction of opposite energies converges as the end of the daylight dance begins. Huge purple eyelids take bigger blinks and the sun starts its descent. Colours become more vibrant whilst the curtain call is taken - it’s the highlight of the day and […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Six - 'Feathery Flutters'

Feathery Flutters Cloudscape in soft pastels 40x30cm A huge expanse of open skies reaches as far as the eye can see. Feathery flutters of wispy clouds stretch and yawn, unable to realise that they can take up as much space as they like today. The odd frond strays but in the main they stay together, […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Seven - 'Cloud Caravans'

'Cloud Caravans' Cloudscape in soft pastels 40x30cm Great hunks of sky motor across the vast expanse above the sullenly grumbling sea. Their insides barely contained as these cloud caravans waddle in time with the gale-force rhythms. Shop here: https://www.lynneforrester.com/

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Eight - 'Envied Escape'

'Envied Escape' Cloudscape painting in soft pastels 40x30cm Clouds cluster as close to the mountain tops as they can, jostling and whirring to create large bouffants of whipped textures. Some stray parts break free and soar in all the kerfuffle - barely noticed by many but the escape is dreamt of and envied by some. […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Nine - 'Watery Light'

'Watery Light' Cloudscape painting in soft pastels 40x30cm Brooding weights hang and twirl, playing with the watery light in the midst of the storm so wild it's been officially named. Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/

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Chronicles in Ordinary Time 177: I’m tired of this [expletive deleted].

Moving Forward This is what ‘New Years’ should be about New Years come with promise; sadly, there is so much HPtFtU [Human Propensity to F*ck things Up] in our world that by this time, 365 days from now, we will probably be thinking about the year just past, and all its disappointments. We are better […]

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Our Artist - Markos Kampanis

An interview with Markos Kampanis from Athens, Greece. Here he talks to Artists Info about his work. Please describe your artwork style My style can be described as realistic with many diversions however, I do not seek to follow a specific path but leave myself free to be guided by instinct. Each group of works […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Two - 'Searching'

'Searching' Cloudscape in soft pastels 40x30cm Searching, reaching. they know it’s here somewhere. They can feel the coldness biting into their soft edges, sweeping into their core, like a metal placing ice into cosy snow-laden bellies. The chill is resolute against the winter sun that’s doing its best to warm up the world. Stretching still […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Thirty - 'Betwitched'

'Bewitched' #30 Highland Heathers Collection Oil on Canvas Board There's a slightly faded, delicate beauty swaying carefully in a sheltered corner, happy to let the brighter and bolder take the limelight on the main stage. She knows that she’ll attract those drawn to difference, able to see beneath the surface - just those she wants […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day Twenty-Nine - 'Swagger'

'Swagger' #29 Highland Heathers Collection Oil on Canvas Board Dense thickets of deep-hued petals swagger their way across the croft. Proud attitudes abound as they flaunt their multi-layered beauty in vast gangs of billowy cushions. Shop via: https://www.lynneforrester.com/

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days - Highland Heathers Collection

Highland Heathers Collection That's the whole of the '30 Paintings in 30 Days' completed! It's been quite testing but as always, I get so much from the whole experience. Just spending so much time painting is unbelievably fabulous and is weirdly cathartic for the old braincells. I'll give the blog (and my paintbrushes!) a rest […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - Rosebud Tips

'Rosebud Tips' Oil on Box Canvas 12"x12" (30x30cm) Dusky pink rosebud-like tips peek from the greying ashes of the falling sun. Reaching to see that stark blue sky before everything swiftly succumbs to the early bed time stars. (I'm intending to show 'Rosebud Tips' in the Society of Scottish Artists 30x30 exhibition where it will […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 'Open Hearts'

'Open Hearts' Oil on Box Canvas 30x30cm Great back-combed plumage mounds climb the skies to show off their voluminous finery. The bright brilliance of the sun's goodbye to the day highlights their every curve, exploding the sky into a feather-ruffled, flamingo-pink abundance. (I'm intending to show 'Open Hearts' in the Society of Scottish Artists 30x30 […]

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 'Back-combed Plumage'

'Back-combed Plumage' Oil on Box Canvas 30x30cm Great back-combed plumage mounds climb the skies to show off their voluminous finery. The bright brilliance of the sun's goodbye to the day highlights their every curve, exploding the sky into a feather-ruffled, flamingo-pink abundance. (I'm intending to show 'Back-combed Plumage' in the Society of Scottish Artists 30x30 […]

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Art by Noreen Larinde - Blog. Feminist painter, graphic printmaker and fine art photographer

Noreen Larinde is an artist from Pacific Palisades, California. Here she talks to Artists Info about her work as an artist.

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Art by Lynne Forrester: Blog - 30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day One - 'Bubbling Beauties'

'Bubbling Beauties' Cloudscape in soft pastels The first of my 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenges for 2019 is this month - here's my painting for today: Doughy mounds billow and merge as they’re kneaded into fully-fledged bubbling beauties. The constant motion allows for a momentary glimpse of the setting sun behind the pomp and […]

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