Buy Jewel of Nature - semi abstract with woodland bird Paper/Poster Framed Print by artist Gill Bustamante available at Artist.com. Check out the Paper/Poster Print collections available at Artist.com.30 x 30 x 1.5 Original oil painting of a blue tit (English woodland and garden bird) seen against a beautiful curtain of shimmering colour. The background has been blurred to look out of focus whilst the bird has been painted in sharp detail to look as if his wings are in motion. It is semi abstract in once sense and wildlife 'traditional' in another. The idea was to make it look like a woodland with trees and possibly a lake glittering through the trees. The little bird is a bird I often see on my walks in Sussex and on the South Downs (the south of England). They are blue and yellow and very small and they make me happy the way they busily flit around and somehow blend into the background despite their bright colouring. They are a jewel of nature and I wanted to this painting to be a tribute to them for delighting me. Painted in vibrant oil colour on deep edge canvas with the edges painted to blend into the front.
I am a professional artist based in Sussex and I paint large original landscape and seascape paintings in oil on canvas.
My painting style is a fusion of Expressionist, Impressionist, Semi-abstract, Art Deco, a little Art Nouveau and whatever mood I am in that day.
I am inspired by the patterns of nature and the energy, colours and spaces of the landscapes and animals around me.
I like to think that paintings have ‘little souls’ woven into them by artist’s and that these are what call to a viewer (or not as the case may be) and give a painting presence and desirability.
All of my paintings have a story added in to them - sometimes humorous, sometimes mystical, sometimes with a message of hope or encouragement.
My aim is to make art that offers a glimpse of spaces and possibilities where people can escape the manic pace of life and imagine themselves somewhere better – even if just for a little while.