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Early Morning over Weald of Kent
Original Oil Painting
Sold Framed in a Grey Frame
Image size: 45cms x 60cms x 2 cms
Framed size: 75cms x 90cms x 5cms
‘Early Morning over Weald of Kent’ is an original oil painting by Christo Sharpe. This view of the Weald from Biggin Hill is a chance to show the drama of light and form that can be so wonderful in the Garden of England. Discovered on another walk along the North Downs this view south has the colour and form I try to achieve in all my paintings.
Clear, bold and confident, Christo Sharpe is a painter who closes in on a subject to pull your attention to the colours, shapes and details in front of him. His strong colours and compositions are delightfully simple and appealing. He is a lifelong painter who after Southampton College of Art and a twenty year career as an art director in advertising is now focussing exclusively on his art. He is an enthusiastic traveller and walker and it is often on these walks that his subjects reveal themselves. It is not always the classic views that appeal, it can just as often be a gnarled tree trunk, a dense woodland scene, or a well shaped country garden that hold his attention. If he can take the subject in front of him and encourage the viewer to see something new and exciting in that image, then he has achieved what he wants in his art. To generate an awareness that might otherwise be missing. This is work that looks and feels fresh.
Size: H:45 cm x W:60 cm