A finished series: ‘Vintage Dolls’ … simply back to the source of my muse…the Doll!
Now for scanning and framing!
Acrylic, emulsion, gesso, ink and collage on paper.
On Wednesday I saw one of my ‘Surreal Fashion Doll’ series up at CPG Gallery for the first time: http://www.cgplondon.org/– where it is being exhibited as part of the Annual Open #29.
The Exhibition finishes on Sunday 1st December so I strongly recommend going along for a look; it is a wonderful exhibition showcasing over 350 Artists work, with a hugely diverse range of styles and mediums.
Here are some updates on how the first painting from my ‘Once in a Dream’ series is coming along; this piece is proving extremely time consuming due to the intricate detailing and beading onto such a large piece (60×30 inches) though admittedly I’m really enjoying spending this length of time on a single piece and the therapeutic qualities of intricate beading.
I am going to start working on 1 or 2 more pieces for the series over the coming days so they can feed inspiration into each other. Inspired by dreams my next ideas will include elements of surreal landscapes and bizarre animal sequences.
Last day to apply and I decided to enter 2 pieces into the RWA Open Exhibition: my signature 7ft fabric Space Doll Banner and one of my ‘Surreal Fashion Doll’ paintings (exhibiting the original piece(s)