Heavenly Anemones by Emma Forrester. To create this artwork, Emma Forrester uses ”layers of carefully built up texture, juxtaposed with delicate washes of colour”, creating great depth and variety of tone. An acrylic on gesso panel painting. Painting Size: 80 x 80 cm Framed Size: 90 x 90 cm
Emma Forrester graduated in 1993 with a degree in Fine Art from Liverpool University. She worked as a scenic artist in the theatre on many West-End shows and Royal Opera House productions before concentrating on creating and exhibiting her own paintings. She says, ”My paintings are created to evoke not simply the beauty of flowers, but also their vitality and strength. As images they demand attention and space – they refuse to be purely decorative. I try to create paintings which in some sense capture the movement of flowers. They are rarely static and I try not to pin them down as in a botanical illustration. Some paintings are quite abstracted as I try to convey the essence of the ...
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