Uninhibited Ultramarine by Maggie Laporte Banks 
Acrylic on canvas, collage, & carborundum
Image size: H:50 cm x W:50 cm
Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:50 cm x W:50 cm x D:1.5cm
Please note that insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look
This abstract painting is based on sea, sky,and sand .
After a bracing walk along the promenade at Teignmouth, south Devon , the memory of the colours feelings and sounds are committed to memory and then painted without visual aids , in an abstracted way back in my studio .
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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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