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Hello. My Name is Lyn Walters and I paint under the name LAF ART. I hope you enjoy my work. To view, simply make a selection from the Works menu above.

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The Redheads

The Redheads

Mysterious and outwardly bold

trailing tales of magic

stories of old

glittering threads

among the dark dark reds

the redheads

Playing with alcohol

Morning everyone - hope your Sunday is a sunny one.This one was done Saturday evening - alcohol and acrylics, and a couple of glasses of wine to smooth things along haha

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Touching my toes

I began this painting whilst listening to the Stranglers and doing my exercises.

So basically lots of energy and not much else haha.

Andrew wandered in took one look and said it was as if a child had thrown everything at

the canvas. Well he's not far wrong haha, so now I have to bring it to some kind of order. I'll post the end result in a couple of days

touching my toes

 

Blurring the lines

A jewel coloured labyrinth where you can lose yourself

Cobalt blue invites you in

The lines between past and present blur

Understand the symbols lying therein

60 by 80cms Available 

blurring the lines

Diverse doodlings

I usually have at least a couple of paintings on the go at any one time at various stages of completion.

Despite this the old artist block still sometimes hits and rather than give in to it I fiddle around with

other mediums, usualy on paper or whatever is to hand. It sort of jump starts the creative juices

or just reminds me sometimes of a colour mix or a stroke that I want to try and with that I'm off again.

Here's a mix of recent doodles.

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The thread that binds

The third and last one of these skins on Yupo pieces, at least for now. I really enjoy working with these colours but feel

the need to get back to the brights for a while.

the thread that binds

Meeting at the shore

I must be a glutton for punishment. We're enjoying the Lucifer heatwave at the moment, so think

hot, sticky and hideously humid, the studio temp is hovering around 31 degrees. Which is of course why I decided that

this  should be the week I play with paint skins, these delicate easily ruined strips which stick to each other and to me

in equal proportions. As you can imagine I'm having a ball hahaha.

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When shall we three meet again

When shall we three meet again.
Reminiscent of the standing stones
I've been experimenting with paint skins. Skins on Yupo  this is about 40 by 30 cm.

Availablestanding stones

Aqualung

This was another find during the cleanup, it was half finished so I've finished it. It's 40 by 30cm acrylic and pen on canvas board.

I don't often use canvas board cos they sometimes warp - and I really don't like warped boards, but this was an exception and I must

admit it has a really lovely surface to it.

These colours are the antidote to the super hot weather we're currently experiencing

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Studio clean up

Spent yesterday having a massive studio clean up.I could have filled a beach with the amount of sand and dust😀mainly due to all of the building works in our area,but also due to the fact that I'm not the worldsbest cleaner ha ha. Anyway I came across one of my favourite paintings and thought I'd show you best cleaner ha ha. Anyway I came across one of my favourite paintings and thought I'd show youglow

 

Bells Insanity

I live opposite a church in a narrow street where noise reverberates.

There's nowhere to escape this noise and this together with the extreme heat

we've been having has resulted in this painting

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Salt

 

Every summer around this time, when the weather is really hotting up I reach for the turquoise and the blues

and begin a "cool" painting as a sort of antidote to the heat. This year is no different except that this year

the painting is inspired by the Saltpans in Gozo. I love the colours and the forms, the way the pans have been smoothed and

rounded by the elements.

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Not much painting done

storyboard 5

Hey there to anyone reading this. Thanks for popping by.

I haven't done much painting in the last few days - well I've started quite a few,

scrapped a couple of howlers and sweated and sworn in the heat haha. Humidity has been at 80 odd percent

 - too hot to lift a knife hahah. Besides which I'm setting up a new shop which is taking time and patience

not good with either.

So I thought I'd show an older painting.

It's called Storyboard - inspired by the storyboards used in filmaking.

It's 60 by 90 cms and is still available

The Peeping Tom

black hole

Here's one which I finished a week or so ago. I popped it onto my Fb page

as I couldn't think of a name and wanted to pick peoples' brains.

Thanks to Guzeppe it has now been named The Peeping Tom.

It was fun reading the names that people came up with.

I see red

Hi everyone, this is another work on Yupo - I really love this paper.

It's 20 by 30 cms unmounted, which means that if you choose to buy it it will be sent

rolled in a tube which ensures its arrival in good condition.

It also means that you can choose your own mount which is a good idea

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Yippee for Yupo

So after a seemingly endless wait the Yupo paper is finally here.

It's quite different than I imagined somehow, I thought (despite reading a lot about it) that

it would be transparent, well actually it's translucent. Note to self - pay attention hahaha.

The suface is smooth and slippery, so much so that I was expecting the paint to roll off the paper.

Every brushstroke shows, the knife glides smoothly across leaving trails and marks. Semi transparent

blocks of colour show off these marks - give substance.

I'm liking it so far. Here are a few little paintings, some are alcohol and ink, some are acrylic and

some are a mixture of both. Click on the image to LAF ART Yupo Works.

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Bird's eye

Been looking at  aerial shots again - wow some of them are amazing. Anyway prompted by the shots

I've been thinking about movement and journeys.

Just imagine being a bird and watching our world from a detached distance.

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A bigger studio

I moved into this studio around a year ago and at the time remember thinking

how cool it was to have so much room. Hmm, now I'm starting to feel that I could

do with double the space. Just being greedy I suppose, or maybe it's just the way I inhabit every inch, the only thing missing is my old studio companion Ralphy, who I used to trip over regularly, I miss my old boy

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Move in circles

Inspired originally by looking at shots of aerial views. Thinking of journeys, migrations.

Crossing and re-crossing paths.

We all have our own meandering lines and sometimes

we just move in circles.

60 by 80cm acrylic on canvas. Available

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White out

Well as sometimes happens I've spent nearly all day working on a couple of paintings only to step back and

realize that I've gone too far with both of them. They will now get the whiteout treatment and I'll go again.

It's a bit frustrating but part and parcel of the whole painter thing - at least it is as far as I'm concerned.

So here is a photo