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Jacquelyn Stephens
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Artwork Description

Mixed Media on canvas, stretched and ready to hang

Signed on the back

This painting belongs to my ‘Life Enlarged’ series and again looks at the tiny minutiae of life and objects, what is real but cannot be seen with normal sight. At a microscopic level, I am inspired by the vastness and sublime of the minutiae of life, the beauty of things enlarged under magnification.
In this artwork I over-enlarged the grid-like patterns found in the weave of muslin fabric and re-shaped it into an ambiguous floaty space. There is a very textural tactile feel as I attached muslin cloth directly onto the canvas surface giving the whole a deep delicate ambiance. This also echoed the original source of the image.
On this already beautiful surface I used my mark making quite primitively. In layers and layers, I manipulated the repetitious lines of the cloth to give the image a feeling of being weightless and floating almost like fishing nets drifting in the ebb and flow of the ocean. Something fragile, dainty, immaterial but also a little mysterious. I wanted the painting to have a boundless shimmer of light and air, sublime and beautiful.
I had a lot fun making this work; I hope you enjoy it too and I love the varied responses to the work.

I have had several successful gallery exhibitions and received some acclaim as an emerging modern artist. My artworks are well received and enjoyed by audiences around the world. David Thomas in his essay on my artwork describes my paintings as ‘seriously considered works of technical and creative assurance.’ I aspire to make beautiful original artworks from my studio in Melbourne, Australia.

What I enjoy most about my paintings is they make people smile with a sense of wonderment and feelings of happiness as well as giving their walls finesse and with a splash of colour for years to come.

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.
The painting is on canvas wrapped around traditional wooden stretcher bars with edges that are a smart 3.5cm deep out from your wall.
The edges are cleaned, staple free and painted a rich black to compliment this painting.
Ready to put on your wall with hanging wire on back.
Painting is signed and titled verso.

ABOUT THE ARTIST
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, quality art materials, techniques and theory from working closely within 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.

COMMISSIONS: Jacquelyn is more than happy to create a unique painting for your wall.

ADMIN BITS
All images remain the copyright property of the artist, Jacquelyn Stephens.
Some interior images created by and courtesy of iartview app.
Please note that Artworks displayed in rooms are for the purpose of illustration only and are not always to exact scale. They are pretty close but be sure to check the dimensions for paintings actual size.
Sold with a 'Certificate of Authenticity' on request.

Some FEEDBACK from my artwork sold online:
'Beautiful piece! Prompt delivery and well packaged! Looks great on the wall for us to enjoy!'
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'Beautiful! A+++'
'Absolutely fantastic! Beautiful painting. Great communication and packaging A+++'
'Thanks Jacquelyn. Great little painting with a neat story.'
'What a beautiful print thanks for the communication as well'
'Very pleased with the quality of this print, great service too, thankyou.'

Medium

Mixed Media & Oil Paint on Muslin & Cotton duck

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Stretched and ready to hang

This artwork is stretched and ready to hang.

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