‘Wistful’

‘Wistful’

Size: 39.5cm(l) x 39.5cm(h) x 4.6cm(w)

Lesley Charnock

South Africa

Oil on block canvas framed.   Size with frame: W39.5cm x D4.6cm x H39.5cm

£1,600.00

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  • SIZE (cm): 39.5cm(l) x 39.5cm(h) x 4.6cm(w)
  • WEIGHT (kg):
  • MEDIUM: Figurative & Portraits
  • YEAR: 2018
  • ARTIST: Lesley Charnock
  • SIGNED: Yes

'Wistful' was painted by Lesley at a demonstration given to the Cape Town Art Association. The images show the progression of the portrait. Lesley limited herself to the the palette used by the artist Zorn: yellow ochre, paynes grey, cadmium red light and white. The whole painting was done in 1 1/2 hours!

Lesley Charnock hails from Cape Town, South Africa where she works and teaches from her studio at the Montebello Design Centre in Newlands. One look at any of her paintings leaves no doubt that she is inspired by Africa.  Vibrant colour; bright sunlight; deep shadows; confident, energetic brush strokes; luscious palette knife work; strong tonal values…