She Sells Sea Shells by Jay Taylor

…on the sea shore.
The shells she sells are sea shells, I’m sure!

From the ‘Inspired Spirals’ Collection

This series of paintings was inspired by a challenge to limit my usual range of colours to the four-colour range used by a friend of mine: yellow ochre, black, white and burnt sienna. I tried using them unmixed, and it really wasn’t working for me – so I mixed them to a colour-range that I found more appealing to work with, and the fun began… (and yes, I know, the embellishments are cheating – but I couldn’t help myself :-))

Original art by Jay Taylor
Acrylics, metallic fabric paint, found objects (shells and stones from Devon to Cuba…!) on 9″ × 12″ box canvas.

Original art by Jay Taylor

Acrylics, fabric paints and found objects on canvas, original 30cm x 22cm

Copyright Jay Taylor 2008, all rights reserved

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Featured in Collage with Traditional Mediums 12/11/2010

An expressionistic, exploratory artist, I create without restraint or intent. I am a passionate advocate of natural learning, and this organic approach informs all of my work, giving my creations their vibrancy and spontaneity. An abiding love of nature keeps me going when my rather warped sense of humour fails. Above all, I reject the dysfunction and pain our culture perpetuates. More of the same is of no interest to me. I say “YES” to that which is life-serving: let a new paradigm emerge!

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  • mariawiley
    mariawileyalmost 5 years ago

    Lovely work Jay :-)

  • Thank you, Maria :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • emel
    emelalmost 5 years ago

    Absolutely elegant!

  • Thank you, emel :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 4 years ago

    Very regal design and accents!! Great work! ;-))

  • Thank you, Stephanie :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 4 years ago

  • Thank you, RobynLee :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 3 years ago

  • Thank you, Rene :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • tere5
    tere5almost 2 years ago

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