Summer HopeBy Angelika Millmaker
Acrylic Paint, Acrylic paint, watercolour and oil pastels on canvas
Dimensions: 100cm (H) x 70cm (W) x 4cm (D) / 39.4" (H) x 27.6" (W) x 1.6" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
This item ships from Norway
Please note that this item is unframed and requires crating for shipment
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The summer sun spreads a pale pearly pink glow and sends blushing shades of beauty on the Norwegian landscape. The sea is blue, from the most delicate baby blue to striking cobalt. The green vegetation is fragrant and delicious. The hues on the horizon are blue, pale pink, white and green, signalling that this is indeed a very fine day, a day to be hopeful and appreciate all the beauty around us. Enjoy Summer Hope my friends!
By building up many layers of texture and colour, using brushes and palette knives, Angelika creates a rich surface and vibrant relationships between random shapes and deliberate markings in her work. She also uses charcoal and oil pastels to heighten the impressions and create depth and movement in her paintings.
The abstract, gestural forms on the canvas have many sources of inspiration, a pink sunset, a subtle white washed image of a pale winter day or a delicate flower are examples of images which are blended together to create an abstract form of beauty.
Angelika creates a visual language that gives the viewer room for their own interpretations and dialogues. There is a constant awareness in her work to create translucency and light within the paintings and to show the ethereal beauty of nature.
Based in: Norway
“departing from a single vision from nature, my paintings show her inner vitality and beauty not represented by appearance, but by the emotions these visions create in the viewer. There is never a direct translation, but it may be possible to trace the pure white light of a winter day …
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