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Emma Stepney

Emma Stepney
Category Painting
Listing date April 5, 2024

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Artist’s description

I am an abstract artist based in Cranleigh. I spend a lot of time in Cornwall and am inspired by the ruggedness and ever changing coastline. I also enjoy taking inspiration from the beautiful landscape scenes around Surrey and Sussex, particularly Newlands Corner and Pitch Hill.

I enjoy experimenting with layers of oil paint, drawing into the paint with pastels, chalks and charcoal to create a sense of movement and energy. I like to start by drawing onto the surface, gradually building up layers of paint using brushes, sponges and washes of paint. I enjoy experimenting with the paint; scratching into and drawing over the surface to add texture to my paintings.