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Jayne Farleigh

Umbrellas Princesshay Exeter

Acrylic on Canvass a scene from a wonderful umbrella installation at Princesshay Exeter. I loved the light shadows and reflections in this scene.
2018
38cm x 34 cm framed.

One Fine Day Teignmouth

Acrylic on canvass. I loved the light and shadows on Teignmouth sea front. This family stepped out in front of me and I loved the whole scene, this was many generations of family taking a walk as many of us do. I liked the fact the family was connected in the shadows as the mother was golding hands with the child and this is repeated in the shadow. This family connection means something to me. It was a bracing cold wind but that low winter sun captures my imagination. Wonderful!
2018
38cm x 34cm framed

Milo

Milo the bear swims under the waves. I have a fascination with Polar bears. I love the way their fur moves under the water. The way the fur reflects the colours around it. I see the gentle side of this massive predator. I feel at peace as I paint them swimming.
2016
24 x 24 inches

"Sea Bear "

Acrylic on Canvass Board. I love to paint Polar Bears. I was first inspired by a trip to Copenhagen Zoo where you can see bears swimming in giant tanks. I feel at peace when I paint the. I like to think that they are free. I love the way their fur reflects the colours around it.
2015
22 x 16 inches

Sunset Estuary

Acrylic on Board. I have created a series of paintings from an evenings walk at Topsham Devon. I was so inspired by this blue cloud formation over the estuary the atmosphere was electric. What an amazing sunset!
2018
72 x 62 cm

Estuary Sunset

Acrylic on Board. I love the estuary at Topsham. This was while standing along the wall by the goat walk. I was watching the sun go down it was just mesmerizing! I love describing the mud, the colours and the textures as the sun reflects from its surface. The emptiness I find peaceful and you can find your own thoughts while standing infront of such vast beauty.
2017
38 x 36cm

Jayne Farleigh

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Jayne Farleigh

I am particularly drawn to the Exe Estuary having lived in Exeter for many years. I enjoy trying to capture feeling, light and reflection in my work. I am fascinated by shadows and the connections they make between people and places. I sell my paintings both locally and internationally. You can see my paintings at the South Gate Gallery in Exeter or make an appointment to come to my studio.I welcome commissions.