Painting Sheep rather than counting them

Stopped to sketch the sheep 🐑 on the hill above the valley where I live. Sheepcote Valley sweeps round to the racecourse. A salubrious area of Brighton known as Falcon Blanc. Tenuous link but I do seem to have made 🐑 and 🦅 ‘s my current subjects so I’d best look at some out in the wild. Passers by probably thought I was a right freak. WTF?! Who cares baaaa! baaaa! Black sheep, shite sheep have you any wool? Grey sheep, brown sheep have you any clue? ….spare us some change for museli would you? 

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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