Prospecting by Carmen  Cilliers

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Acrylic on canvas
Abstract painting by Carmen Cilliers

My paintings are an exploration and expression of my personal emotions, interpersonal relationships and recollections of childhood; the human condition; and also influenced by my travel experiences and their influences on my senses as well as inspiration drawn from current fashion and pop culture.

My aim is to represent my world and express, with my chosen media the emotional moments, quirky twists and often humorous encounters of life.

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  • DVEN
    DVENalmost 7 years ago

    wow!!! ….. i’ve being looking forward to seeing this ……. it turned out really awesome, i love it

    another wonderful abstract Carmen

  • Thanks for adding this to your favourites Damo! : )

    – Carmen Cilliers

  • Vasile Stan
    Vasile Stanalmost 7 years ago

    Amazingly beautiful, gloriously flowing ad infinitum. I love it.

  • Thanks Candor and Damo… it’s been a long time in the making. One of those paintings when you just have to stop, because as you said Candor, it has a sense of ininitum… so no beginning, no end. Probably a random stroke of luck I got this far ; )

    – Carmen Cilliers

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 7 years ago

    i am really drawn to this Carmen, for me it has the feel of different timbers and peep holes, i can imagine little birds might be nesting in those dark caverns.

  • Thanks girlfriend! I think there’s a lot hiding in those caverns too, I don’t even want to think about it at the moment… hiho hiho it’s off to paint i go. Will check in later : )

    – Carmen Cilliers

  • Leanne Inwood
    Leanne Inwoodalmost 7 years ago

    really nice. love the colours

  • Deidre Cripwell
    Deidre Cripwellalmost 7 years ago

    This is beautiful

  • Geir Floede
    Geir Floedealmost 7 years ago

    Very well done. This I like!!!

  • Thanks Geir, glad I could be so obliging ; )
    Deidre and Termite, thanks to both of you gals too!

    – Carmen Cilliers

  • Cherie Roe Dirksen
    Cherie Roe Dir...almost 7 years ago

    Wow, that is brilliant, great work Carmen!

  • Stephen Maxwell
    Stephen Maxwellalmost 7 years ago

    First thought on seeing it, I don’t know why, was that it looked ‘Spanish’. Very impressive.

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroalmost 7 years ago

    fantastic abstract in acrylic

  • Kaitlin Beckett
    Kaitlin Beckettalmost 7 years ago

    Great colours! Especially the magenta tint.

  • Thanks – it’s glazing upon glazing… upon glazing… upon – yes you got it.

    – Carmen Cilliers

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