Floating aliums and glitter ball on my wall.

A better photograph methinks. I used oils for this painting which features my daughter and the aliums that grew in our garden, she was aged 4 then, hence the four aliums above her head. The piece is part of a theme I’m exploring about ‘growing up’ , I’m looking at ways to include my children in my paintings that avoid a traditional portrait and more about the experience of growing up. Personally I think I’ve grown down!

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About artbyjaxx

Contemporary British artist, Jacqueline Hammond, is renowned for producing strong, punchy images that are rich in texture and colour. A prolific painter and multidisciplinary artist, she exhibits widely and is commissioned by individual clients, collectors and high profile brands. Jacqueline’s inspiration comes from direct observation: subject matter is plucked from the world encountered every day. Some ideas evolve, others are reactionary. Thought-provoking themes explore today’s society, the media and cultural theory. Whether inspired by the street or the sea, Jacqueline’s work has an edge: her paintings are consistently striking. Her natural disposition is to let the paint dictate the creative process, trusting the medium and her mind’s eye to translate the vision.
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