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Kathy Turner

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While I am not Art School trained, I have come to painting through having the opportunity to attend many stimulating courses given by talented local Artists over a decade or more.


Landscapes known to me are often the source of my inspiration. I enjoy creating atmospheric images of parts of the country which have a particular resonance and association. Parts of Cornwall, The Lakes, North Wales and Derbyshire often feature in my paintings.


I enjoy experimenting with a variety of media: inks, charcoal, oil pastels, acrylic and watercolour paints. I like to experiment with creating texture within my work, often using collage, tissue and gesso.


Through these means I try to evoke a spirit of place with the careful choice of media and colour.  I enjoy creating layers of paint  that  can  then be scraped back to reveal hidden tones which surprise and delight. I blend aspects of the real with the imaginary and enjoy experimenting with unusual compositions.


I have exhibited with the OAS and I have participated in Oxford Art Weeks for several years.



Kathy is happy to accept commissions.

Email: hnk.turner@gmail.com