...Gower inspired fine art by Jason Shepherd...An Artist’s journey around the Gower Peninsula

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Thursday, 14 October 2010

Rhossili Bay and Gustav Klimt

My latest painting focuses on the sweep of Rhossili Bay in the Gower Peninsula. A large part of the image focuses on a large craggy cliff. Seeing this cliff when making my preliminary sketches made me think of the beautful shapes within Gustav Klimts famous painting 'The Kiss'. I decided to paint the cliff part of the painting using shapes reminiscent of the cloak in 'The Kiss'. I also used bold colours and textures within the painting to emphasise the strength and beauty of Rhossili Bay
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Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Childrens Book Illustration

I've just finished writing a childrens story based around the Gower Peninsula. I'm going to start illustrating it tomorrow. So check in every few days and i'll add the images on here as and when I finish each image.