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The Narrative Series 2, "Hope Springs Eternal" Painting

Rachael Cawley

United Kingdom

Painting, Acrylic on Wood

Size: 18 W x 22 H x 0.5 D in

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Inspired by the plethora of cherry tree blossom that blooms beautifully all over Clevedon,(esp. by the cottage hospital) which is then blown away by the howling winds of April . Spring is also the time of year when the pigeons perform their seasonal acrobatics by throwing themselves off rooftops and gliding ungraciously onto another one. 2nd image shows the frame I use. Dimensions given include the frame.

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Painting:Acrylic on Wood

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Size:18 W x 22 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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