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"Waves of Love" oil on canvas by Sara Sherwood

“Waves of Love” oil on canvas by Sara Sherwood

I enjoy painting skylines of any city on commission. I have been doing so professionally for 11 years, since I became a full time artist in 2005. I listen to see what the favourite paintings are and generally I can see a style commonality. It might be the way I have #painted reflections or sky or lots of white space or lots of texture. I then discuss colours and feel of a work of art as well as the landmarks or abstract nature. I have all I need to create. I do not do preliminary sketches I just paint. This way my art stays free.

Testimonial below:

“Sara, we just wanted to say how absolutely over the moon we are with our painting! It is perfect, exactly what we had hoped for! We have dreamt of owning a piece of your work for so long that now it is hanging in our room we just cant stop looking at it! I cant think of any better way we could’ve used the money we received as wedding gifts -it is such a special piece and we will forever treasure it and all the happy memories it holds.

We feel very lucky to have met you. You made the whole process of commissioning a piece so personal and your desire to “do the best possible painting for us” shone through. So thank you- thank you for all the years we have ahead of us enjoying your painting and thank you for creating new dreams as we start to save for our next piece!!

I think- it was so lovely to watch our painting grow and evolve – even hung on the wall now we keep noticing new things about it, we just love it.”

Best wishes
Suzanne and Johnnie

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"Rainbows Within" oil on canvas by Sara Sherwood

“Rainbows Within” oil on canvas by Sara Sherwood

#Painting Skylines is very rewarding and I keep wanting to explore and take the art in new directions as soon as I have finished say a #painting of London, I want to try something else, like the reflections of #Tower Bridge in a new colour or putting in more flowers and then I #paint and it just happens and nothing I thought to do appears, just something else equally beautiful and then I think to do that again and then something else totally new happens. I suppose that is really letting go of the outcome!

I also enjoy the discipline of working on commission you have to keep the focus, but that just flows too.

This latest “Rainbow collection” is about celebrating joy in life. #SaraSherwoodArt at #SkylarkArtGalleries unit 1.09 #Oxo Tower Open Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 6pm. We are a collective of artists and there is an artist on duty every day. There is an eclectic mix of art; something for everyone at a range of prices or just come along and enjoy.

#SkylarkArtGalleries unit 1.09 #Oxo Tower
#SaraSherwoodArt Artist in residence on 11 February and Sat 20th Feb,11am to 6pm or by appointment.

#Art image: “Rainbows Within” is about inner beauty

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