Artist Lesley Anne Derks

Princes Street Nights #1

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £250.00 / $305.90
Size 39 x 33 cm
Ref 25011

Glasgow Cross Glow

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £750.00 / $917.71
Size 51 x 41 cm
Ref 25285

Towards the North Bridge, Edinburgh

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £250.00 / $305.90
Size 39 x 33 cm
Ref 25009

Blackness Shimmer

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Mixed Media
Type Figure/Life
Price £750.00 / $917.71
Size 51 x 41 cm
Ref 25286

Parisian Chandelier

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £795.00 / $972.77
Size 51 x 41 cm
Ref 24745

The Lights of the Tron, Glasgow

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £495.00 / $605.69
Size 57 x 49 cm
Ref 24742

Inner Brilliance

Lesley Anne Derks

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £475.00 / $581.21
Size 35 x 30 cm
Ref 24744

A GSA Graduate, Lesley Anne has been exhibiting with ScotlandArt for over a decade. From an early age lights at night have always fascinated Lesley, and this is evident in her lastest work on display. Below, Lesley Anne talks about her influcences and painting inspirtaion:

"The elements such as rain, sleet, snow and mist gave new life to an established scene. Living in an industrial town reinforced this fascination. The lights of the manmade industrial scene created a mystical atmosphere in my fertile imagination. My earlier work was influenced by this scene. Large halos of colour and twinkling lights suggestive of structure were all incorporated in my work. My work was interpreted by many viewers as something entirely different. Some saw some form of alien worlds, others seascapes and yet others cityscapes such as New York. This has led me on to my current work painting mainly cityscapes.

All my work is based on places I have visited over the last few years. My aim is to produce work that allows the viewer to experience their own version of the subtleties of movement, light and sound that I experience when producing the work. My paintings are much more than a depictive representation. They are textured using many layers of different mediums. As the work progresses I omit areas or replace them. I may peel back to an earlier state thereby revealing what went on before. The painting begins to take on a different direction from the original source material."