George Bernard Shaw

Posted in Painting Diary with tags , , , on March 1, 2015 by Jenny

We went to see Ralph Fiennes in Man and Superman at the National Theatre last week, in preview. I’m still thinking about it a week later. Lying in bed this lazy Sunday morning, I did this iPad sketch of the playwright, George Bernard Shaw. All hail GBS!

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My Magna Carta 800

Posted in Art Prints, Digital Art, Painting Diary with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2015 by Jenny

The Magna Carta was signed by King John at Runnymede, on 15th June 1215. Today being the 15th January, I’m five months early for the 800th anniversary. That’s because I’m also celebrating the impact of the Magna Carta on America, where it became an icon of Liberty under Law, and the basis for the Constitution. The MC is currently on display at the Library of Congress until celebrations start up in England in the Spring.

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The Magna Carta is a uniquely important document, enshrining Free Speech and ‘Habeas Corpus’ in law. It was drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury and sent to Runnymede on behalf of 40 English Barons back in 1215. There it was signed and sealed by King John. Queen Elizabeth II is patron of the Magna Carta Trust and this year’s Magna Carta 800 Celebrations.

This print, “My Magna Carta 800″, is my homage to the ‘Great Charter’. It’s based on an oil painting I did last year.

Leopard Print Collar

Posted in Painting Diary with tags , , , on December 20, 2014 by Jenny

This is my latest iPad painting; of a chap in a Pharrell Williams hat and a pony skin, leopard print collar.
Print, limited edition of 3.

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Hispanic

Posted in Painting Diary with tags , , , , on December 9, 2014 by Jenny

iPad painting (Print). She looks like a Spanish woman, hence the title. I really like her dress. Maybe she’s Carmen. All prints, limited editions of 3.

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Man by a Window

Posted in Painting Diary with tags , , , on November 27, 2014 by Jenny

IPad painting (Print). Limited edition of three.

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Walberswick Beach

Posted in Painting Diary with tags , , , on September 8, 2014 by Jenny

Oil on canvas. In Suffolk in early August, I saw an Indian family on the beach at Walberswick, right near the spot where Phillip Wilson Steer painted those Edwardian girls in the captivating, glinting sea light.

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Help To Buy Scheme

Posted in Painting Diary with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 12, 2013 by Jenny

Oil on canvas. The colours are a bit richer than they appear here. It’s inspired by a vintage photograph of a young laundress sleeping in the street. She has half an eye open to protect her livelihood: a mobile laundry wringer kept close by her makeshift bed.

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The Help To Buy Scheme. 24″ x 36″ (62cm x 91cm)

For enquiries, please contact my gallery, SERENA MORTON

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