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Summer Holidays , Maggie LaPorte Banks
An Abstract landascape, this piece measures W. 67 cm .x H. 50 cm , oil on canvas , with collage, copper carbonate, carborundum,and sand from St. ives beach and is unframed.
My inspiration for this work comes from spending beautiful sunny days on the beach at Porthmeor, and Porthminster beaches St.Ives.
All insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.
Maggie 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 presidence 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.” To discuss any artworks or to arrange a commission by Maggie LaPorte Banks, please contact Deborah@wychwoodart.com or call 07799535765/01869338155.
Size: H:50 cm x W:67 cm