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Fossil paintings [20131101|21:52]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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I haven't painted since my trip to Norfolk in April - and I still haven't shared all the pieces I finished while I was there - so I was feeling a little down when I unearthed these this evening.

I painted these in Cambridge, probably not long before we moved, and forgot about them.


Two 8' x 8' canvases, gesso primer slashed with a putty knife, acrylics and watercolour washes









I don't know. They're okay, I guess. I was trying to create impossible creatures - things that might look real at first glance, but then wrong on closer inspection. I succeeded at that, anyway, but the execution falls short of the vision.

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[User Picture]From: dizzykj
2013-11-01 23:57 (UTC)
I love your art so much. One day I will have some on my wall and it will make me happy. x
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2013-11-04 11:44 (UTC)
When you come here next month we'll have a browse through and you can choose something to take with you if you like.
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[User Picture]From: dizzykj
2013-11-04 12:41 (UTC)
Oh wow - that would be amazing!
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[User Picture]From: victorine
2013-11-02 05:39 (UTC)
My paintings rarely ended up how I first envisioned them. I really love these. They have a cave painting quality that I like a lot. I think you succeeded too! These could easily be the illustrations scribbled in a letter from one of Lovecraft's fevered heros.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2013-11-04 18:27 (UTC)
That is quite a compliment. Thank you. I think I know who to offer them to now!
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