“On inspiration there is but one, Nature. For Nature knows no bounds. For her there is no colour too vivid, no form too bold. Yes, it is to her I yield. I look. I listen. I learn. From her cool freshly stretched canvases of fallen snow, to the exquisite fiery strokes of her sunsets, or the deep impasto of a raging sea, there is none greater. Art and Artist, unequalled is she. My Mother,...
New Botanical Print For Sale
“Bittersweet” the Title piece from the Collection of the same name is now available to purchase as a Giclée print over at my Etsy shop. Use the link below to head there or click the image below to go direct. ETSY SHOP
I’m really pleased to have my work featured online by JUXTAPOZ Magazine ! Have a look for yourselves over at JUXTAPOZ.com
Solanum dulcamara - Woody Nightshade or Bittersweet Veiled amongst shadowy undergrowth and hedgerows can be found the delicate Woody Nightshade or Bittersweet, a femme fatale of flora. Flowering from June through to September with an exquisite blaze of vibrant purple flowers and enticing, voluptuous scarlet berries, it is easily to fall under the spell of the Bittersweet. Alas, Bittersweet by...
Brilliant Britain Guide . . .
I’m very pleased to have ‘… A Rose but Only Two’ from my Tam Lin series selected and featured in the Mulberry ’ Your Brilliant Britain ’ gallery. The gallery by British luxury brand Mulberry champions the unsung heroes, craftsmanship traditions, and unique characteristics that make Britain great. Follow the link below and scroll down to view my work and the...
First Edition Botanical Prints
First Edition prints of my botanical Illustrations from my “Bittersweet” series are now available for purchase through my Etsy shop CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO LINK TO THE SHOP
** TONIGHT ** The Private View of the group show I’m taking part in! 6~10pm, free entry: A-side B-side Gallery Hackney Downs Studios 5 - 9 Amhurst Terrace Hackney London | E8 2BT Hope to see you there.
Limited Editions for Group Show
Signing & numbering the limited edition screen prints for the group show at A-side B-side Gallery, private view this Friday, 07/12/12.
... An Angry Queen Was She
Here is my latest artwork ‘… An Angry Queen Was She’ forming part of my Tam Lin series. Thomas the Rhymer, the 13th century Scottish laird introduced best the Queen of Elphame in all her splendour when he said: “All hail, thou mighty Queen of Heaven! For your peer on earth I never did see.”
A-Side B-Side Exhibition
I am taking part in the group show ‘Dreaming of a Black & White Christmas’ at the A-side B-side Gallery in Hackney. Private View December the 7th, 6pm-10pm. I will be showing “A Rose but Only Two” as a limited edition screen print, which I have printed especially for the show. The edition is limited to ten prints, four of which will be available for purchase...
I’ve fallen somewhat behind with my posts recently. However, I’ve been deeply engrossed in researching and working on my latest series of artworks a series of botanical illustrations entitled “Bittersweet.” The flora which make up the series “Bittersweet” all share in common a beauty, albeit, only as a veil. Their beauty is but skin deep. Each of the flowers...
A Rose But Only Two . . .
Here is the third artwork from my Tam Lin series entitled “A Rose But Only Two”. This piece forms a diptych with the artwork “Tam Lin”. “She’d not pulled a double rose, a rose but only two When up there came young Tam Lin says “Lady, pull no more.”
New Limited Edition Prints
“The White Steed” the latest artwork from my Tam Lin series are now available as an extremely limited edition screen print of only five. Available from my STORE.
The White Steed . . .
Here is the next in my Tam Lin series entitled “The White Steed”. I finished this very oddly on a day as bleak and dark as the scene within. Still, as said, from the darkness there comes a light.
Fafnir Fresh of the Press
No post for awhile now as I’ve been busy finishing up the next of my Tam Lin Artworks, which I’ll be posting shortly. In the meantime ” Fáfnir the Serpent ” prints are now available for purchase over at my Etsy store. These have turned out to be very popular, so don’t miss out! http://www.etsy.com/listing/103106919/fafnir-the-serpent-limited-edition-of-9 ...
The Serpent Fáfnir
I took a break from working on my Tam Lin series to create a piece inspired by my recent readings of the Saga of the Volsungs an old Norse prose, and more than a little inspiration courtesy of my Sister-in-law’s love of the beasts. Here’s “Fáfnir the Serpent” … “Fáfnir the Serpent” Pen & Ink © 2012
Fresh off the Press . . . Tam Lin
Just back to the Studio now after a morning of screen printing the first of my Tam Lin Series. Very pleased with the results. These Limited Edition prints will be available for sale soon over at my Etsy shop, be sure to check it out. http://www.etsy.com/shop/LJLeRolland
Tam Lin First Artwork
No posts for a while as I’ve been deeply engrossed in my new series of artworks inspired by the Scottish folk ballad Tam Lin. These artworks will form the core material for my first show later this year! More about this closer to the date. All is coming together nicely. I am pleased to post the first of the artworks from the series, here is “Tam Lin”. “Tam Lin”...
Limited Edition Prints for Sale
The Last few Limited Edition Prints of “Briar And The Mane” & “Tatanka ~ Buffalo Chief” are for sale over at : http://www.etsy.com/shop/LJLeRolland
The new series of Artworks inspired by the Scottish folk ballad Tam Lin are well and truly under way. I’m really excited about this new project and can’t wait to post the fruits of my labour… more soon!
Etsy Shop Now Open!
You can now buy Limited Edition Prints from my Etsy “Her Sister” pt.I & pt.II for sale now. I’m releasing a small Limited Edition run of 10 of both these pieces. Click the link below: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LJLeRolland
Limited Edition Prints
“Her Sister” Diptych Limited Edition Prints available. These are screen printed on Zerkall Bütten 145gsm, exclusive limited run, ten of each piece.
The Early Bird . . .
Early up and off to the screen printing bench today printing a limited edition run of the diptych “Her Sister” .
Here she is, Stygian part II of the diptych “Her Sister” … Created on an appropriately tempestuous day, that strangely subsided pretty much in unison with the completion of the artwork, strange, very strange.
Just finished the first artwork for the diptych “Her Sister”. Take a look below … All going well part two of “Her Sister” will be up tomorrow.
Yes! New Artworks started. Two new pieces, with the working title ” Her Sister”
Ljósálfar eru fegri en sól sýnum, en Dökkálfar eru svartari en bik. – The Prose Edda
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