Still Life with Ginger Jar
£175 + VAT
Limited Edition Print
50 x 50 cm unframed
3 Available from an edition of 22
Signed and Numbered by the Artist
''I am drawn to beautiful forms whether they are man-made or natural. My aim is to show my appreciation of the simple beauty of such objects by their sensitive portrayal in my paintings. In my work I'll often draw and paint the forms many times, scratching and scraping through to previous layers to create a broadly descriptive but beautiful image. My aim is not to 'copy' the object in paint, but rather to describe and celebrate what I see with mark making skills that have developed into my personal style as an artist." In some of her more recent pieces, Emma Forrester tenderly draws and paints pattern over objects which then spills over into the background - thus flattening out the picture plane. This transforms what could be a simply representational still life into a thoughtful and delicate abstract piece of work, exuding balance and harmony. Her recent works, including many still lives, bear an expressive use of line to portray everyday objects such as vases and tea cups. An appreciation of pattern and form has been fundamental in creating these works. Looking at the influence of textiles on the work of Matisse has also provided great inspiration.