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California Redwood Dream

10.00"W x 8.00"H x 0.8"D

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Lisa Elley

SANTA CLARA, CA

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: textured painting, textured, pallet knife, paletteknife, palette knife painting, palette knife, giant redwoods, redwood, santa cruz, san francisco, california artist, california art, california modern, california landscape, forests, trees, sequoia, redwoods

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 10"W x 8"H x 0.75"D

Year Created: 2016

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A highly textured palette knife oil painting featuring the cherished California Redwood.

I N S P I R E D* B Y: The coastal redwoods of Santa Cruz county near San Francisco here in northern California are the largest stand in this area. They are majestic, dreamy and surreal. I love painting them!

S I Z E: 8 X 10 X 0.75 Inches.

Y E A R: 2016

M A T E R I A L S: Artist quality oil paints, Gallery Wrapped, Back Stapled Canvas. Sides are painted with continued colors, no frame required.

P A I N T I N G* S H I P S: Unframed, and wired, ready to hang.

Painting is signed on the front and on the back.

M Y B A C K G R O U N D:
All my paintings are oil on canvas, using mainly palette & painting knives, with thick application, bold strokes, painterly detail and rich colors.
The palette knife gives my art a unique combination of contrast, fluidity, depth, texture and impact. I do not typically use a brush, as I prefer the way I can mix buttery paints and smear them on my canvas with a flexible metal blade. The amazing thick texture achieved with the knife reflects the light more than a regular brush painting and gives a beautiful sense of movement, with subtle highlights.

My Artists' statement:

Lisa is an award winning, modern palette knife artist with an unmistakable style, and colorful liveliness in her distinctive paintings. Given the name “The Knife Queen” by one of her many facebook fans, Lisa maneuvers her artistic knife with an uncanny fluidity. She creates vibrant landscapes, cityscapes, and portraits, hanging internationally in collectors’ homes across the USA, England, Ireland, UAE, Australia, New Zealand, and the Netherlands. It takes a very talented and accomplished artist to use a painting or palette knife. This technique is unique, as the paint is applied very thickly, adding subtle highlights with a beautiful sense of light and movement. Combined with this, is Lisa’s outstanding ability to capture with her knife the incredible detail and personal elements that will resonate with your subconscious, and transport you into her colorful world of visual transcendence.

Hello and Welcome! I am a full time artist, and paint every day in my studio in the gorgeous San Francisco Bay, trying to harness some of the spectacular beauty to be found in California and let it loose it across my canvas! Here in my Vango shop you will find a wide variety of my palette knife paintings. My store includes my current portfolio; small paintings which are often studies for bigger pieces, as well as huge paintings. Something for every budget! I like selling on Vango, because I love art and people, and I hope that you will have a great experience here from start to finish, as well as liking your artwork investment! Thanks for stopping by!

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