Maggie LaPorte Banks, contemporary abstract art, buy original art online
Acrylic and sand on art board, unframed, 30 x30 cm
This small but brightly coloured painting, Canal light was painted along side the Basingstoke canal in Hampshire , taking in the arches and colours of the houseboats, and the light through the trees, then later abstracted in the studio.
Size: H:30 cm x W:30 cm
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Maggie LaPorte Banks artist comments: "My Art is routed in landscape, influenced by childhood memories of Donegal, by Lough Swilly, surrounded by dark mountains. I spent ten years living near to the Brecons Beacons and painting using a tent as a studio in all seasons. For over thirteen years I was an artist in residence in a cottage on the end of Cape Cornwall overlooking the Brisons at different times of the year. Therefore, I have a vast amount of passion for the skies, sea and mountains which I love to involve within my paintings. My recent works have been developed from these roots and are becoming much more abstract, focusing on 'the essence of place' through the colours I use and emotions I have created. I work mainly in oils, acrylic and mixed media, sometimes adding unique materials such as sand, carborundum, iron fillings and many other products I feel the work dictates."
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