Art on a Postcard x St Wilfrid's Hospice: The Postcards II

14 SEPTEMBER 2023 - 03 OCTOBER 2023
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236. Lynn Hanford-Day

Cosmic Flower

Watercolour, white gold leaf and Australian 'serenity' crystal on paper

2023

A6 (10x15cm)

Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

This auction is raising proceeds for St Wilfrid's Hospice Eastbourne

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Art on a Postcard x St Wilfrid's Hospice: The Postcards II (236/133)

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About

Lynn is a visual artist specialising in all forms of sacred geometry across many traditions including mandalas, hindu yantras, Celtic pattern, Persian Pattern and Islamic Pattern. Lynn's preferred medium is watercolour, especially those made from natural pigments and minerals. She specialises in using gold and gold leaf. Each pattern is hand drawn using compass and ruler, never a computer. All measurements come from within the pattern and taken by the compass which requires precision in order to maintain the accuracy of the pattern. The energy of each pattern is unique. Art came to Lynn late in life following a breakdown in 2013. As a child, Lynn loved Spirograph, mazes and kaleidoscopes. Using colouring books helped to calm her mind and led to a desire to learn how to draw mandalas.

Education

The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London
Art of Islamic Pattern, London
Sacred Art of Geometry Studios, Emerson College, Sussex

Select Exhibitions/Awards

Harrogate Art Fair
Windsor Art Fair

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork

A series of 4 postcards using a cosmic planetary theme using patterns inspired by the Moon, Jupiter, the Flower of Life and a cosmological map of the seven visible planets surrounded by the zodiac and the four elements using their alchemical colours made from natural pigments. All paints are handmade using a combination of watercolour, metallic watercolour, gold watercolour, 24 carat gold leaf and white gold leaf. These timeless images catch the light and shimmer with iridescence.

 

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