About this work of Art
Rows of Trees II
Original Landscape Painting
Acrylic Paint and Mixed Media on Paper on Board
Image Size: H 20cm x W 20cm
Sheet Size: H 29cm x W 24.5cm x D 0.5cm
Please note that in situ images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.
Rows of Trees II is an original painting by Jessica Leighton. Leighton has created this contemporary landscape using a collage of seeds, newspaper clips, fabrics and layers of paint which are scratched away to create an organic texture.
Jessica Leighton is one of our most popular artists. Jessica Leighton was born in Bogota, Colombia where she spent the earlier stages of her life before moving to the Cotswolds. It was her exposure to the vibrant and bold colours of South America and her travels that have fueled her passion for portraying on canvas the different landscapes she comes across. Jessica’s paintings depict the countryside in different seasons blending together her South American roots with the scenery and seasonal crops of the Cotswolds. Jessica uses mixed media including newspaper, seeds, buttons, coins, mod rock and beads which continue the recurring theme of the countryside. Jessica applies layers of paint which are then scratched away and often adds a collage of paper to her images before and during the application of paint which creates added texture. The pulses and seeds are a representation of the fibrous harvest. The coins and buttons are a symbol of crop rotation and their circular shape depict the ongoing cycle of mixed agriculture. Texture, composition and light are key factors in capturing the landscapes. Her paintings are very much about shapes and patterns with the main aim of making the shapes interesting to look at not only from a far but up close as well.
- Size : H 29 cm x W 24.5 cm