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Andromeda

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Andromeda [2021]

Original

Figurative

Oil Paint on Canvas

Image size: H:80 cm x W:100 cm

Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:80 cm x W:100 cm x D:4cm

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Andromeda Original Oil Painting on Canvas OilPaint on Canvas Canvas Size: 100cm x 80cm x 4 cm Andromeda is an original painting by Amy Devlin. My process starts with taking the photographs I work from, I like to experiment with angles and light in the photographing and really liked the way the water distorts the body and the sparkling light onboth the body and the top of the water. Every inch of the canvas has multiple layers on to build up the feeling of light, water and body, every layer focusing in on more detail until there is a balance of tight detail and watery fluidity. This painting was all about the light in different forms, the bright sunlight, the reflections on skin, the blue tinged light on the underside of the hand, the distorted water. Born and raised in New Zealand, Amy Devlin has lived in the UK for 20 years, first in London, then since 2015 in rural Kent. Amy’s current body of work focuses on bodies in water and bodies of water. “I love the exploration, chasing the physical memory of being underwater. That tranquil feeling of the sun on your body even through the water, being at one but also entirely separate.” Although Amy works in an almost photographic manner, her intention is not to create photorealist paintings, preferring the texture of paint and brushstrokes to add depth to the image. Amy sends her work out from her studio at the bottom of the garden to private collections across the world. H: 80cm W:100cm

Amy Devlin, painter, is available for sale online and in our gallery at Wychwood Art. Paint has always been my favourite medium, and I feel very lucky to be able to do something I truly enjoy. I love the detail in life - a person, an animal, a shaft of light through water, the ever changing clouds. Working in oils I try to recreate a physical memory of water, sunshine and light. I aim to capture the solitude and tranquillity of water or skies by combining realism with impressionistic brushstrokes. Working from your photographs, I can produce high quality paintings of people or pets. For underwater commissions I am able to organise rental of an underwater camera to take on holiday with you to capture amazing underwater images. These unique pieces are a great gift idea or the perfect way to bring a memory to life. To discuss any of Adele Riley's original paintings for sale please call 07799535765 or email deborah@wychwoodart.com

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