Basingstoke artist Sian Storey to paint live in Festival Place’s THAT Gallery on Saturday November 3rd, 2018.

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Art lovers are being invited to see acclaimed artist Sian Storey at work, as she paints live in Festival Place’s THAT Gallery on Saturday 3 November 2018. Sian is known for her enchanting paintings of birds and wildlife, and this is a rare opportunity to see first-hand how Sian’s art comes to life.

Visitors will have the opportunity to chat to Sian, and gain an insight into her inspirations and colourful creative techniques. Sian will be painting live between 10am – 4pm, and entry to the gallery is completely free. THAT Gallery can be found on the upper level opposite Apple.

Basingstoke-based Sian is looking forward to stepping outside of her studio and painting in the gaze of the public. She said “There's a real appetite for art in Basingstoke, but most of my customers have never seen how I make my paintings. For one day only, people will have the chance to come along and see my new paintings being created in person.”

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Sian’s eye-catching art is already familiar to many in Basingstoke, as she painted two of the Sitting with Jane Book Benches which adorned the town during the Jane Austen celebrations last year.

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Sian has also exhibited regularly in THAT Gallery, an artist-led gallery which has been ‘popping up’ in Festival Place since 2014. It exhibits the work of several talented and diverse local artists, and prides itself on being a gallery that everyone can enjoy, from art enthusiasts to casual collectors. THAT Gallery can currently be found on the upper level of Festival Place, opposite Apple until the end of 2018.

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Introducing ‘Hold On’ - a tender painting by Sian Storey channeling the sadness and fragility of life, and the unbreakable bond between mother and child.

Painted on a 50 x 70cm canvas, this is a stunning one-off piece of artwork. Sian used acrylic and spray paint to create this vivid elephant painting. Sian's rich colours, stencilling and shimmering gold spray paint give this painting an ethereal feel.

Find out more about this painting here

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Inspired by the beauty and mystery of elephants, I'm pleased to reveal my newest painting, 'Luck'. Painted on a large 80 x 80cm canvas, the painting features copper spray paint which shimmers beautifully in the light. Perfect for elephant lovers, the painting is a one-off and available now, so head over to my shop to buy now. 

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I'm excited to reveal the latest in my ongoing series of Japanese-inspired paintings - 'Kyoto Skies'

The title ‘Kyoto Skies’ refers to the beautifully clear crisp blues of springtime in Japan that create a backdrop to the beauty of the Sakura season as well as the many tranquil gardens there.

A rectangular canvas sized at 30x100cm and 5cm depth, I used acrylic and spray paint to create this vibrant painting. The harmonious colours of seafoam green and blue provide a backdrop to the vivid colours of the hummingbirds in flight, and hot pink blossoms in bloom.

 

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Meet my newest painting - Panthera. Sized at 100 x 100cm it's a stunning statement piece, especially for wildlife or tiger lovers. It's available now...

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I'm very happy to announce that I'll be exhibiting in this group show 'SEVEN' at Aldershot's West End Centre in Hampshire. from June 23.

I'll be exhibiting alongside Kazland (who's curating the show), Kev Munday, Bex Parker, Katie Smith, Rob Halhead and Ziggy Hill. 

Opening night is June 23 (7-9pm, all welcome), and it runs until 22 July

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Introducing a brand new painting, 'Journey'. Read on to find out more and buy...

Description 

‘Journey’ is an original bird painting by emerging British artist Sian Storey. 

A chunky canvas sized at 80 x 120cm and 7.5cm deep, Sian used acrylic and spray paint to create this beautiful and powerful painting. 

The rich and dense purples and blues pop against a crisp white background.

The painting is signed by the artist Sian Storey on the front and reverse.

Feel inspired 

‘Journey’ celebrates the beauty and movement of birds, an ongoing theme in Sian’s artwork.  

As the title suggests ‘Journey’ hints at the phenomenal ability of birds to travel distance; the energy of its movement captured by Sian’s signature colours and brushstrokes.

How it was created

‘Journey’ was painted in Sian Storey’s studio in leafy Hampshire in Spring 2018. Using acrylics and spray paint, you'll see detailed, delicate brushwork and beautiful mists of spray paint.

Sian paints in layers, as seen in the rich acrylic paint of the feathers and powerful wings. The spray paint is used to diffuse edges and lines, creating a hazy, dreamy finish.


This painting, your walls

‘Journey’ would be a striking feature of any space thanks to its rich purple, shimmering gold and soothing turquoise palette which is set against a contrasting white background. Hang it above your sofa for the ultimate statement piece in a living room, or in a hallway to make a stunning entrance. Expect it to be a talking point in your home, and a painting you’ll keep forever.

This painting comes ready to hang - you just to put need a pair of strong nails in your wall. 

Delivery information

The painting will be delivered fully tracked via courier, and securely packaged in thick bubble wrap and heavy duty cardboard.

The painting will be dispatched within 14 days maximum, however I will always aim to send it sooner. Please add a note to your order if you require the painting sooner and I’ll try my best.

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I'm pleased to announce these new prints of butterfly art 'Viola Soul'

They're available as mounted prints or larger canvas prints.

All prints are hand signed by me.

Get yours here

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I'm excited to announce a brand new elephant painting, 'Karma'

It's sized at 100 x 100 cm and features beautiful gold stencil and spray paints.

Find out more and buy here

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Hello Winchester! I'm excited to now be exhibiting my art in Canvas Gallery, Winchester. Currently on display are my epic elephant paintings 'Defend' and 'Power'.

If you're nearby, go and visit this beautiful gallery, which also features art by Bob Dylan and Ronnie Wood. You can find it at 169 High Street, Winchester, SO239BQ (opposite the Bishop on the Bridge pub)

 

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I'm excited to be exhibiting on Portobello Road with Eclectic Gallery. You can see some of my women paintings as part of the 'Women in Transit' group exhibition at the 140 Portobello wine bar. It runs until March 31.

Clockwise from top right: Ava - El Duende - Kleo

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I'm so excited to share this beautiful new film with you. Commissioned by Love Basingstoke and made by Ben Mills, the film takes you behind the scenes into my art studio.

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