Aqueous Melt III – Large Original Painting
Dimensions : 92cm x 122cm Painting Side depth 3.5cm (36” x 48” x 1”)
Polymer Paint and Oil Paint on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
Ready to hang with picture wire
Painting is Titled and Signed verso
Certificate of Authenticity provided on request
This is an original painting; it is not a print or reproduction of any kind but is available as an Archival Reproduction Print on request.
ABOUT THIS PAINTING
The gentle flow of water, invisible under currents, drifts, ebbs and flows. I find these things beautiful and soothing just like creating art.
Originally this series came about by a Leonardo daVinci drawing of 'The Deluge' to which I have been obsessed and inspired by for years. I admit my painting is not terribly much akin to the beautiful daVinci except in the idea of the downpour, the storm, the flood, the outpouring of energies and the raw forces of Nature. The fluidity of the paint naturally lends itself to the pour, the flow, the wash, and the cascade, the soaking. Me, thinking about ideas of immersion, flood and re-emergent energies after the rain. Water washing away the dirt of life, the cleansing, nurturing growth and renewal. The Buddhists say enigmatically 'It always rains when the Buddha comes to town'.
Water as a subject, context and formal element seems to often find its way back into my artwork. It reveals my passionate love of the sea and all things briny particularly the influence of the locale where I grew up - overlooking Bass Strait from a hilltop farm at Flinders. The constant movement of water. The life giving nature of water and the fragility of waters of life. The storms above and below the surface. The colour formations reflected across the water. Powerful under currents, drifts, ebbs and flows. Patterns on a macroscopic scale. I find all these things meditative and worthy of contemplation.
What I enjoy most about my paintings is they make people smile with a sense of wonderment and feelings of happiness as well as making their walls sing.
Jacquelyn Stephens is a Melbourne based artist who has been successfully exhibiting her paintings for over 20 years since completing a BFA in Painting at the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts. She has gained an extensive knowledge of art materials, techniques and theory from working closely in the arts industries and in her own art practice. Jacquelyn works full time from her studio on the Melbourne fringe. She has had several successful solo and group exhibitions in commercial galleries and artists run spaces. Her paintings can be seen in many media publications and are held in private collections worldwide. Many of the key themes in her work have been informed by her interest in water, nature, science and the domain of medicine.
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ALL PAINTINGS ARE VARNISHED with Professional Quality Artists Varnish, once they have been photographed. This gives a protective surface and an exquisite sheen that really makes the colours powerful & eye-catching.
FRAMING IS NICE BUT NOT NECESSARY. The painting is on canvas wrapped around traditional wooden stretcher bars with edges that are a smart 3.5cm deep. The edges are cleaned, staple free and painted a neutral colour to compliment the painting. Sold unframed.
If you would like it framed it can be arranged at an additional cost.
Painting is signed, titled and dated on the rear side and ready to hang with picture wire across the back.
A ‘Certificate of Authenticity’ provided on request
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