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  John Smyth's
arbroath,
United Kingdom
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Member Since:
September 2006

Artistic Media:
Painting Oil (4)
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John Smyth - Mycenae, Figurative  John Smyth - Sunder, Figurative 






John Smyth's Art Links
http://www.the-leith-gallery.co.uk/
http://www.rendezvous-gallery.co.uk/
http://www.oisingallery.com/
http://johnvsmyth.artistportfolio.net/



 
JOHN SMYTH'S FREE ARTIST PORTFOLIO


I was born and raised in Fort William, on the West Coast of Scotland. In 1996 I moved to Aberdeen to study painting at Grays School of Art. I now currently reside and paint in Arbroath on the east coast of scotland.

I have found that the paintings I most admire are usually figurative which has influenced me to pursue that discipline with my own work. It is not my sole interest however. I use Abstract elements varying from simple sheets of colour to textured impasto and decorative pattern to complement the figure. These abstract elements may work simply as a background or may encrouch over the figure creating a more dynamic interplay between the abstract and the real. I feel that the contrast between the highly disciplined pursuit of naturalistic figurative painting and the freedom of working with abstraction provides balance in my work on both a visual and conceptual level.

The works currently on display on my page are examples of recent paintings in which I have been experimenting with a mosaic tile effect....

 



ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR SALE: $2900 - $3900


Artist: John Smyth's, title: Psi, 2006, Painting Oil


John Smyth's
Psi, 2006
Oil Painting (original artwork),
12 x 34 X 2 inches
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Artist: John Smyth's, title: Mycenae, 2007, Painting Oil


John Smyth's
Mycenae, 2007
Oil Painting (original artwork),
11 x 24 X 2 inches
US$ 3045   buy this artwork
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Artist: John Smyth's, title: Sunder, 2007, Painting Oil


John Smyth's
Sunder, 2007
Oil Painting (original artwork),
15 x 31 X 2 inches
US$ 4095   buy this artwork
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Artist: John Smyth's, title: Tierce, 2007, Painting Oil


John Smyth's
Tierce, 2007
Oil Painting (original artwork),
11 x 33 X 2 inches
US$ 3885   buy this artwork
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