Isolation: South Bank Sunbather

2020 No.1948 Isolation South Bank Sunbather
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Really good small painting - can see why you chose here. That ironwork and shadows are excellent.

Thanks so much, Heather. The railings suggest the barrier that we all have at the moment between us and where we might wish to be.

Another excellent painting Alix. The detail in your railings and shadows are great.

Great composition Allix.

I have said it before, and no doubt will say it again, but there is something about the quality of light in your paintings that makes them stand out.

What lovely comments! Thanks so much. As for Tony's re light, I have no idea where my treatment of light comes from but it may be because I used to have a dark studio and also winter months both of which might make me use colours quite strongly.

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10/05/2020
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Oil, 8 x 8 inches. I thought I would do a few small paintings during the virus lockdown and I dug out my notes and sketch from a while back when I saw her as I walked along the South Bank of the Thames when exhibiting at the Bankside Gallery. She had the most amazing dyed hair and was totally oblivious to any noise and bustle around her! For Sale at £195 under the Artistsupportpledge scheme on Instagram - explanation here https://www.instagram.com/p/B_ut1hqHQ3r/

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Price: £195
About the Artist
Alix Baker

After art school in London I spent several years in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Busy jobs suspended my art side and eventually I left to devote more time to it. For the greater part of my art career I was one of the UK's leading military artists specialising in military dress through theā€¦

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