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The Narrative Series 1 "The Thicket" Painting

Rachael Cawley

United Kingdom

Painting, Acrylic on Wood

Size: 18 W x 18 H x 0.5 D in

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Originally listed for $530
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The Thicket As winter approaches the evening walks with my dog become more difficult until I am forced to wearing cycling lights attached to my handbag and walking with a very bright torch to illuminate a black dog on a dark night. One evening I stupidly let him off the lead in the local woods and he spotted a rabbit. Never again! About the framing for the narrative series, the dimensions given include the white frame. Although this 2nd shot is of a different painting, I put it in to show the frame. The frame is white MDF, which I sand back and repaint with satinwood or white gloss paint. I do not include the glass, as it would ruin the look of a wooden painted panel. The painting itself has been varnished and will not fade under normal interior conditions. I affix metal hoops and very strong cord to the back once I have taped up the back.

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Painting:Acrylic on Wood

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:18 W x 18 H x 0.5 D in

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My work is concerned with the layering of translucent colour and form built up over time to create ethereal and symbolic imagery. I use paint, gold leaf, digital media and thread to achieve this. My original degree was in education but after 25 years of teaching I returned to the University of the West of England to complete a Masters in Multi Disciplinary Printmaking, gaining a Distinction. My work took a total change in direction, from abstraction to figurative work which embraced the concept of "divine feminine" combining the intricacies of pattern with Gothic aesthetics. I have recently retired from a 36 year teaching career and plan to paint, potter and plot constantly. Like most women artists I have created a studio at home. I live by the sea in South West England.

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