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I Just Want to Be Near You Painting by Leonie Brown
Just Want to Be Near You Painting by Leonie Brown
I Just Want to Be Near You Painting by Leonie Brown
I Just Want to Be Near You Painting by Leonie Brown
I Just Want to Be Near You Painting by Leonie Brown
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I Just Want to Be Near You Painting

Leonie Brown

South Africa

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Size: 47.2 W x 59.1 H x 1.6 D in

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About "I Just Want to Be Near You" The love of mark-making features strongly in this painting. It is based on an interpretation of the wind blowing through the wheat fields, as inspired by van Gogh. Using cold wax allows me to build up a transparent colour, tone, and texture. The message is based on the eternal longing of the heart to be captured by true and sustained love. I can’t get enough, no, I can’t get enough of Your amazing love I can’t walk away, no, I can’t walk away For I have seen Your face, and I can’t walk away I just want to be where You are, I just want to be near Your heart There is nothing like Your love.

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Painting:Oil on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:47.2 W x 59.1 H x 1.6 D in

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My aim to make art that not only tells my story, but all our stories. To speak to the abused, the down-trodden, the hopeless, the lost, the lonely, the shamed, the orphan, the abandoned. My work is characterized by contrasts – the juxtaposition of light and dark on several levels – which is recognized throughout my paintings. Fine detail, drawn lines, and meticulously painted shapes clash with bold brushstrokes, spatters and blurred and melted colors. Leonie.e.Brown has a degree in Fine Arts and diploma in teaching and studied Fine Art in Potchefstroom. She was one of the early winners of the Volkskas (now ABSA) Atelier, and today lives and works Cape Town. She has been exhibiting and selling since 2004. Passionate about painting and experimenting with Encaustics, she focuses her work on the relationship between the human spirit, faith, touch,and daily life. About the Style: The brightness of oils are mixed with the soft translucency of encaustics (wax) and creates hidden messages and layers below. The layering gives the work a softness and richness that invites the viewer to look closer and to experience the satin-smooth surface through touch. The wax layers get more and more translucent through the warmth emanating from the exploring human hand. The viewer becomes a part of the slow change and clarity of the painting…as if the message is rising from the depth of the hidden soul to the surface of the mind. There is a strange ethereal beauty to these paintings as if made from air. It is important that the viewer is part of the process. Time blurs and heals our wounds. Like About Encaustics: The term Encaustica is derived from Greek, meaning burning in. Encaustic art has soft, smokey and sensual feel about it and is a spontaneous medium where hot or cold wax is used, to which colored pigments have been added. The liquid/paste is then applied to a surface and the various layers are melted and burned into each other. It is typically layered to create more opaque, or more translucent effects, and can be combined with other materials. Each layer of wax can also be scraped, textured or polished for a variety of finishes. The possibilities are endless—encaustic paintings can be abstract or realistic, subtle or bold—and the wax itself is enormously sensual. It’s really all about incorporating your own style into this wonderful medium.

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