Lesley (neé Anderson) Smith

 

Thursday 28th November 2019

Lesley (neé Anderson) Smith 

Boats using Mixed Media

Lesley graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1988, specialising in drawing and painting. She says she has a real connection with the landscape and expresses this through bold brushwork and a rich sense of colour. Wherever possible, Lesley works directly from nature, capturing the ever changing elements unique to a Scottish landscape. Many of her paintings show her use of mixed media which she will demonstrate to us in November. For more information and to see more of Lesley’s work go to: www.andersonsmithcreative.com

 
Lesley’s palette and photograph she is using for the demonstration.
Using a large brush, Lesley paints orange colour at the top of the canvas as a base for the sea.
Torn pieces of orange tissue paper are stuck down with diluted PVA.
More paint and tissue are applied.
Using blue paint, the sea area is further developed
The interior of the boat is detailed with a smaller brush.
More paint and tissue is applied to the boat and sea area.
The painting so far.......

Lesley had previously painted the same picture and had photographed each stage of the process.

Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 4
The finished painting.
Lesley with her painting.
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