JANE STORR

I have been learning to paint seriously for the past ten years. I start with observation from life – using sketches, studies, fragments and sustained drawings mainly of people and places.  Occasionally I start with an object. This was the case in the three ‘heads’ - Relax, Breathe and Almost Done - that were based on a series of drawings of my radiotherapy mask.

 

Currently the people are usually professional life models, and the places are locations I have visited continuously for over forty years. These include the Yorkshire Dales and a remote part of the South Pembrokeshire coast.

I enjoy colour and drama.  I like creating ambiguity and uncertainty. In this unstable space I am beginning to develop my language as a painter. I want my paintings to surprise me and to reveal something intriguing that I hadn’t anticipated. I would like them to communicate something essentially life affirming and open ended.

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STORM CLOUDS GATHERING

oil on canvas

STORM CLOUDS GATHERING
STORM CLOUDS GATHERING

oil on canvas

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TIDE'S TURNING
TIDE'S TURNING

oil on canvas

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WHARFEDALE
WHARFEDALE

acrylic on card

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BREATHE
BREATHE

oil on card

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RELAX
RELAX

oil on card

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ALMOST DONE
ALMOST DONE

oil on card

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FIRST TIME
FIRST TIME

oil on canvas

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SATURDAY
SATURDAY

charcoal on paper

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STEVE
STEVE

acrylic and collage on card

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