GLENMARY SWAN

Mixed Media Art

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Brisbane Artist To me, art is about creativity. It can be on any surface and with any material. It can be planned carefully, and made well so that it will be an heirloom for many years to come. Or it can be done as an impromptu in a couple of minutes and disappear, in reality, in a few hours. One of my favourite bits of art is the portrait of me done in biro on my hand by a young family member. (Please see my profile photo.) I love colour, light and shape. The only thing that I really dislike is a blank canvas. 

Art Media and Background

I was wanting to get back into art for many years, but, as is often the case, life got in the way. About ten years ago, I found a painting that I loved. I bought it and then found out that the artist, Sandra Biggin, through Royal Queensland Artists Society, taught painting classes using oils. I took her classes and learnt a great deal. I also did workshops with other art teachers eg Lyn Diefenbach.

When I came to Brisbane I did the Brisbane Institute of Art’s Marine Art Course with Jane James and followed up the course with continued lessons. This brought me to the use of acrylics and also water colour pencils. These two mediums tend to be my choice now. I also learnt a lot more by doing Painting IV with Jill Barker at Brisbane Institute of Art.

Art for Sale

My paintings have been entered and sold in many exhibitions over the last ten years and I have successfully completed commissions.

Some of my art is shown below. I don’t really think I have favourite subjects, but I do like still life, the shapes of birds and I like to put people into landscapes. Sometimes I like to “switch off” my logical planning brain and allow myself to paint abstracts or semiabstracts intuitively. Interesting techniques and effects often emerge.

Below is a selection of my art which is for sale all of which are wired and ready to hang.

I am also happy to accept commissions.

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Contemporary Art

Contemporary Painting
"SUMMERTIME"
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Acrylic on Canvas
75 x 60 x 4 cm
$250
contemporary, contemporary painting, contemporary art, contemporary floral
Abstract Painting
"CONNECT"
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Acrylic on Canvas
45 x 45 x 4 cm
$200
contemporary, contemporary painting, contemporary art, contemporary floral
Abstract Painting
"NO NET"
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Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 60 x 4 cm
$250
contemporary, contemporary painting, contemporary art, contemporary seascape
Abstract Painting
"SAVE IT TO THE CLOUD"
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Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 60 x 4 cm
$250
contemporary, contemporary painting, contemporary art
Landscape Painting
"OUTBACK FLOOD"
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Acrylic on Canvas
76 x 61 x 4 cm
$300
Abstract art, abstract, abstract landscape


Silver Series

Portrait Painting
"SUNSHINE ON A STICK"
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Acrylic on Canvas
45 x 45 x 4 cm
$150
Portrait, portrait painting, painting of woman
Portrait Painting
"FLOATING DOWN TO EARTH"
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Acrylic on Canvas
45 x 45 x 4 cm
$150
Portrait, portrait painting, painting of woman
Portrait Painting
"OUTDOORS ON A SUNNY DAY"
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Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 45 x 4 cm
$250
Portrait, portrait painting, painting of woman
Portrait Painting
"CRYING IS NOT FOR ME"
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Acrylic on Canvas
45 x 45 x 4 cm
$150
Portrait, portrait painting, painting of woman
PORTRAIT PAINTING
"THE ART OF HAPPINESS"
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Acrylic on Canvas
45 x 45 x 4 cm
$150
Portrait, portrait painting, painting of woman

Other Art

Animal Art
"LETS DO LUNCH"
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Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 30 x 3.5 cm
$400
leopard, animal art, cat

Painting Butcher Bird
"PURPLE RAIN"
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Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 45 x 3.5 cm 
$200
jacaranda, butcher bird, bird
Seascape
"AND BABY MAKES THREE"
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Oil on Canvas
60 x 60 x 4 cm
$295
seascape, marine art, beach, sunset
Abstract Art
"VOLCANOES AND ICE"
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Acrylic on Canvas
90 x 45 x 3.5 cm
$400
Abstract art, blues abstract
Animal Art
"STANDING IN THE NOONDAY HUSH"
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Acrylic on Canvas
46 x 61 x 4 cm
$NFS
painting of pelican, pelican, animal art
Still Life
"IN SOFT LIGHT"
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Oil on Canvas
in Wooden Frame
56 x 66 cm (incl frame)
$395
still life, still life painting

Please note:  Free delivery to Brisbane customers, however, to other areas an additional fee for postage and packaging may be applicable.

To view any of Glenmary's artwork, please contact her on Ph: 0437 224 788 or send her an email:



    

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