There is a light
Brand new painting, completed early March 2017. My familiar trees and light imagery gets a sightly new treatment with carefully placed spatters of paint which accentuate the light and shade of a forest scene.
LakshmanArt comes to Twitter!
We joined Twitter and are enjoying slowly building up the number of fellow artists who are beginning to follow Lakshmanart.com
Adele comes to Linlithgow
In a similar style to La Belle Femme, "Adele was created over two weeks towards the end on January 2017. The colour bomb palette is joined with the crosshatched lines that accent certain features. Based on a very famous portrait of the renowned British chanteuse, the painting captures the unique beauty of her features and adds new dimensions to the familiar image from the cover of "25".
This is the name of a village in Sweden. It also marks the start of a new and unique collaboration. More news on this exciting new venture to follow!
Steve: the Harlequin Boy (reprise)
This one got a new lease of life when a site vistitor contacted me asking for a large print,which was received today and I was promptly sent this lovely message:
"Have collected my package en route to see friends now in countryside. The printers certainly packed it well even including girders (not Irn-Bru). Anyhow it looks as fabulous as I expected and I will get a lot of enjoyment from it, even if I have to fight these ones I am visiting if they get attached to it in the 24 hour stay. It will have a fuller more permanent mounting in a couple of weeks."
Lovely that my nice riend has an appreciative new fan!
Well, seriously, what else would you call a painting at this time of year? "White Christmas" depicts the archetypal sort of Christmas we don't seem to get in the UK any more. The foreground suggests deep snow, from which silver birch strees arise, naked and leafless. Red and green, the colours of Christmas, in the background suggest the beautiful shades of a Christmas tree. My final painting of the year, my tribute to the most marvellous of seasons.
This is a portrait of the legendary front man from Guns and Roses. Crafted in a patchwork of rainbow colours, the painting was commissioned by a Sri Lankan entrepreneur to feature on a t-shirt he will wear at a forthcoming concert by the band. The face is memorable and striking, assuredly masculine despite many feminine qualities. It is confidently full of light and shade, just like the songs of the singer