Artist Claire Kennedy

Loch Lomond #5

Claire Kennedy

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £225.00 / $282.06
Size 30 x 41 cm
Ref 24432

Loch Lomond #6

Claire Kennedy

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £225.00 / $282.06
Size 30 x 41 cm
Ref 24433

Glasgow Streetscape #7

Claire Kennedy

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
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Size 26 x 30 cm
Ref 24428

Glasgow Streetscape #9

Claire Kennedy

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
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Size 26 x 30 cm
Ref 24430

Glasgow Streetscape #10

Claire Kennedy

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
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Size 26 x 30 cm
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Glasgow Streetscape #8

Claire Kennedy

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Media Mixed Media
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price Reserved
Size 26 x 30 cm
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Claire Kennedy is a contemporary painter and mixed media artist living in Glasgow, Scotland. After a career in teaching, she has been painting full time since 2014 and has exhibited in group shows in various galleries in Glasgow and the west of Scotland. Largely self-taught, she works primarily in acrylics, exploring layered and textured effects, often incorporating an image of black and white photography as a final printed layer. ‘I work with acrylic paints, collage and photography, scratching, scraping and lifting to reveal hidden layers and colours. I am drawn to old things, weathered things, often overlooked things, and the colours and patterns which appear there over time: layers of chipped paint on the side of a skip, a watery bloom of rusting metal around a pump outlet on a Calmac ferry – inspiration can strike in the oddest of places! I enjoy exploring the different textures of paint – brushmarks, glazings and spatters – and pairing this with the starkness of a black and white photographic image. My favourite part of the process isn’t the actual painting, it’s the taking-off of the paint – I do this between each layer with various implements including an old credit card, a rag, a screwdriver or an old quill pen. Although I work with a very considered palette, I’m never 100% sure what lies beneath, and it’s this element of surprise which I find most exciting and which drives me to paint the next picture.’