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Soft Snow Fallin’
Original Abstract Painting
Mixed Media – Acrylic Paint, Collage, Carborundum and Pigment on Canvas
Canvas Size: H 60cm x W 60cm x D 2cm
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Soft snow fallin’, is an original painting by Maggie LaPorte Banks. It is inspired by the first snow of the year on Dartmoor. This is a mixed medium work, acrylic paint, collage from a silk screen print of mine is added, and carborundum and pigment to give texture and atmosphere.
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.
Size: H:60 cm x W:60 cm