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Clare Bowen
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#327 'Slipper Mill Pond' 8x10"
I drove past this scene and thought it looked good but still went to 3 other places first thinking I could find better! I had seen this subject in the winter and thought it had promise, but its even better now with the spring foliage.  Getting a good compos...
#327 'Slipper Mill Pond' 8x10"
#327 'Slipper Mill Pond' 8x10"
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#326 'Footbridge to Eel Pie Island' 9x12"
An early start up to Twickenham on Friday morning. I wanting to make the most of this glorious weather, although standing in full sun was quite hard work!  I painted at Twickenham last July with the Wapping Group it was my first time with them as I was nerv...
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#325 'Daffodils & Narcissi' 8x14"
On Thursday this week I was part of a demo evening with Haslemere Art Society. There were 3 artists including me showing how we work, our process from start to finish. I decided to paint something from life as I find it more inspiring than a photo. I was a ...
#325 'Daffodils & Narcissi' 8x14"
#325 'Daffodils & Narcissi' 8x14"
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#324 'Spring at Richmond Bridge' 9x12"
I have been visiting my sister in South Africa a hard decision not to take my paints but lovely to have family time and a break. So I'm fresh and ready to go and what a day to start back... Painted this yesterday in glorious spring weather.  So warm it felt...
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New English Art Club 2018
'Silver Birch in Snow'  8x10" I have just found out that this painting has been selected for the New English Art Club annual exhibition. I am so pleased as it's a really competitive show to get into and this is the first time I have done it!!  The exhibitio...
New English Art Club 2018
New English Art Club 2018
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#323 'Sunrise over Albert Bridge' 11x14"
I saw this scene last week on the Thames, it was quite magical!  But I couldn't paint in plein air as the sun was too bright off the water - I couldn't see the subject! I did start a painting see below but when I went to work on it in the studio realised I ...
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#322 'Mixed Daffs' 8x8"
I wanted another bash at these flowers with a lighter background and in a glass vase. I choose this green as I thought it looked a bit like grass colour!  Wishing you all a Happy Easter and heres to more spring like weather :-)
#322 'Mixed Daffs' 8x8"
#322 'Mixed Daffs' 8x8"
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#321 'Early Morning, Chelsea Bridge' 8x10" & The Artist Mind
An artist mind and attitude has so much to do with painting as their body! It can really get in the way sometimes.  On Thursday I went to London I had prepped a lot the night before to make me feel ready and have some sort of plan. T he last time I went to ...
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#320 'Spring Daffs' 8x8"
Quite fun to choose the colour combinations when you do a still life. I have lots of coloured paper that I try behind my subject to see what works. This dark blue-green paper made the daffodils really pop and also I liked it that it was close in tone and co...
#320 'Spring Daffs' 8x8"
#320 'Spring Daffs' 8x8"
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#319 'Early Morning on Bramshott Common' 10x12"
I decided this was going to be a more tonal painting less colour more about tonal shapes and brush marks. Leaving some of the board colour showing gives a sense of unity. The foreground trees are on the golden line - where it's the most pleasing to the eye ...
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