Deborah Batt

 

 

 

Hand-painted Delft tiles

The loose un-even quality of this faux technique makes painted Delft tiles an ideal decorative effect for the beginner or inexperienced do-it-yourselfer.

Irregular lines and hand painted renderings add character and old world charm, easily achieved without any prior painting experience.

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"Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is better not to lose the first impression"  

Camille Pissaro  1830-1903

 

 

 
 

"Clouded Yellow"

Acrylic on board
20 x 24 inches

 

Deborah Batt

Art has been the main focus in my life as long as I can remember. I regard myself as self-taught. Having had no formal training at Art Collage, I have not been influenced in any school of thought or method. This is an important factor in my development as an artist . I have studied anatomy and figure drawing at various stages in my career. This has helped me gain a more in depth understanding of figurative abstracts and the rhythms of the male and female form. The language of the body-a universality, the interaction, the line, a truth.

Most of the work I do now is to do with the juxtaposition of colour, form and shape. I paint what I feel, see and most importantly imagine. I also feel there is a need to continually explore new media to further demonstrate the way they interact. In order to achieve this I have incorporated digital photography into my portfolio, as a key means of expressing this.

I believe painting has to have it’s own presence, people react to painting in a multitude of intangible ways. Paintings are simultaneously graphic and emotive, But above all to be enjoyed. My work is held in private and corporate  collections worldwide.

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