Stories

 

This page contains images that are inspired by my love of written conversations in the form of novels and poetry. They still share my realistic style, but reflect far more interpretive and fantastical imagery.

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Fantasy Forrest

 

A scene worthy of fairies and hidden kings. I love the play of light and darkness that forests offer. That contrast is something a good book can offer too.  

Acrylic ink on canvas  18cm high x 13 cm wide. 

 

Available £30.00 (excluding postage)

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What big teeth you have

I have always loved the old tales and fables. Inks allowed me a fluid freedom to create a darker haze in the forest.  

Acrylic ink on canvas  18cm high x 13 cm wide. 

 

Available £30.00 (excluding postage)

The Beautiful Dead 

 

These women were born out of a request to paint something based on a line from Edgar Allan Poe "The death of a beautiful woman is unquestionably the most poetic topic in the world". 

 

What if Death thought a woman was so beautiful he couldn't bare to take her, so he just brought her flowers instead? A seemingly romantic gesture, that results in limbo. Unable to live and unable to leave. While we may not all be the object of Death's admiration, we've all known what it is to feel stuck in that place between where we were and where we will be.  

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Peaceful Pathways

 

The peacefulness, the dappled light playing through the trees. I wanted to portray that timeless sense of serenity that can be found in the forest.

 

Print Available: £40.00 (excluding postage)

These are mounted, A4 giclée prints on 300gm paper, with small metallic hand painted embellishments.

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Freya's Daisies

 

Daises are said to represent new beginnings. They show that death is a doorway, not an ending. 

 

Print Available: £40.00 (excluding postage)

These are mounted, A4 giclée prints on 300gm paper, with small metallic hand painted embellishments.

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Blood-red Rose

 

The myth says that all roses were white. Red roses were created from the grief and the blood of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, when her lover was killed. 

Print Available: £40.00 (excluding postage)

These are mounted, A4 giclée prints on 300gm paper, with small metallic hand painted embellishments.

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Golden Crown

 

The Goldenrod flowers Latin name means to heal or make whole. Perhaps Death would hope to restore the damage done to her face.

 

Print Available: £40.00 (excluding postage)

These are mounted, A4 giclée prints on 300gm paper, with small metallic hand painted embellishments.

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Moonlight Serenade

No flowers for the ocean beauty, but the endless music of the waves and the dance of moonlight through water. 

 

Print Available: £40.00 (excluding postage)

These are mounted, A4 giclée prints on 300gm paper, with small hand painted embellishments.

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Nymphaea

Water lilies are seen as a flower of resurrection or rebirth.  Much like the Moonlight Serenade there is a sense of eternal motion.  

Print Available: £40.00 (excluding postage)

These are mounted, A4 giclée prints on 300gm paper, with small metallic hand painted embellishments.