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ART FOR YOUR SCREENS – AUGUST EDITION – MEHYT, THE DISTANT GODDESS

Hello everyone! its August hurrah! I hope you will be taking a well earned holiday this month whilst the sun is shining and the beach is calling!

This month’s ‘Art For Your Screens’ features the Nubian/Egyptian goddess Mehyt, she is named as such because she was the consort of Onuris, a hunter god who tracks down Mehyt in Nubia and brings her to Egypt as his wife.

The file can be found here
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/725706619/art-for-your-screens-mehyt-the-distant

mehyt goddess art for screens joanne seale

Such a sweet and romantic story, it has made me want to learn more about the mythology of Nubia in particular and the various gods and goddesses of the region.

Art For Your Screens is a new way of owning and displaying art on your digital devices such as a computer display or digital TV.
The artwork can be used as a screensaver or wallpaper and is a fantastic way to have artwork displayed in your office or home.

Mehyt – The Distant Goddess is a mythical being originating from Nubia and Egypt, she is represented here with colourful paper cut flowers in her hair and a beautiful side profile.
The file can be found here
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/725706619/art-for-your-screens-mehyt-the-distant

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New Painting * Love in a time of Ebola – Acrylic on Canvas

Hello!!! Long time! I hope everyone is well?
Things have been a bit quiet here but lots has been happening behind the scenes most of which have been documented on my instagram here
https://www.instagram.com/joanneseale

But I will try to start a new weekly news roundup for my blog and website. Watch this space!!

So this new painting sort of evolved from an abstract art exercise that developed into a painting about current affairs.
It is called ‘Love in a time of Ebola’ and features acrylic on canvas.. Yes I am now working regularly on canvas!!
The painting sort of just appeared but it started with the eyes.
I don’t know where the Ebola reference came from but it was probably something that I had been reading and thinking about.
The 2 figures sort of look like either space travellers or androids and that meant something to me too.
But art is really about what you see in an image.
This painting is about affection, needs, love, distance, restriction, health, humanity etc etc.

 

love in a time of ebola painting art joanne seale

love in a time of ebola painting art joanne seale

 

love in a time of ebola painting art joanne seale

 

love in a time of ebola painting art joanne seale

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New Quotes Lady* You Are Enough – Acrylic Ink and Paint on Paper

Hello everyone! I hope you are well?
Yesterday I finished another quotes lady!! Whoo! In this painting I wanted to express how often we can look outside ourselves for validation and assurance that everything is ok.
But I think it is true to say that resting in ones self and being true to yourself can offer the best sense of wholeness and security possible.
It can take a lot of work to get to that stage, a lot of people refer to this as ‘The Work’ but I think it is a journey we all need to go on for a more fulfilling life.

you are enough painting art joanne seale

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New Painting – The Cracks – Acrylic on paper

Hello everyone! I hope you are well.
I’ve been managing to work on quite a few new paintings and paper projects recently, its so nice to be in the flow of creating again, it took quite a lot of effort to get back on track but hopefully it will be a smooth and interesting ride from here on in.
This painting was inspired by a Life Book 2018 lesson, I love the texture in the painting the curved forms and earth tones. I can’t say i’ve ever made a painting like this before but would like to make more!
the crack painting art joanne seale

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Watch Me Paint “Rooted” – Acrylics on Paper

Hello, I’ve created a walkthough video of painting my recent picture “Rooted” in acrylics on paper.
The painting represents my heritage of being part Jamaican and part Bajan (Barbados)
This video includes a voiceover

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Watch me paint “Girl on a Lion” fast forward video

I made a fast forward video with commentary, featuring myself painting a girl on a lion.
Enjoy!

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New Painting – Girl Riding a Lion

Hello!! How are things? I am good and really enjoying having some time off!! Whooo! Ive hardly had any time off in the past 2 years so am looking forward to being able to focus on some personal projects and going on some trips.

I managed to finish my ‘Girl Riding a Lion’ painting! This took for ever due to lack of time and the fact that it’s quite a new style of art for me.
I tried to paint it in the style of a children’s book illustration and it was a really enjoyable process.

I’ll be back soon with some news about what been happening in my life and also a fast forward video of creating this artwork..

girl riding lion painting at joanne seale

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