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My sister's name

dawn cruttenden
Width: 45cm
Height: 65cm
Oil on board
2010
£540.00

About the artwork

Although I had originally set out to paint the figure, I thought there was something striking and beautiful about her drawn shape against the empty beach and something touching that she was writing something so definite that because of the nature of the sea would be temporary.

About the artist

pencil
watercolour
gold leaf
depends on my mood when i pick up a pencil.
I was lucky enough to see my dad painting when I was growing up so it was a fairly normal thing to pick up a pencil or brush if I was bored. Being a fireman in the height of the troubles in Northern Ireland...