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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.

If you wish to purchase an original or use an image, please send me a message via the contact form regarding costs or usage terms.

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Ta da........ so after much suspense - I hope it didn't keep you up at night ha ha. Here is the final painting.

The session which proved to be the last for this painting was both energetic and quite liberating. It was the first

time since my operation that I've been able to paint on the floor and I hadn't realised how much I've missed it.

The child in me comes out when I'm on my hands and knees crawling around covered in paint.

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Valletta Carnival

Just returned from wandering around Valletta which is in full carnival mode, floats and costumes

parades and music., I spoke to one of the girls in brilliant costume and she told me it had taken nearly 4 months to make hers - it looked amazing.Here are a couple of head shots. More to follow

 

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Final peek

OK, to the countless  millions of you sitting with baited breath waiting for the final detail shot before the

unveiling this weekend, here it is the final detail ta da ha ha ha

 

 

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A little tease

Hi again - yeah I know it's a surprise to see me here again so soon. Here's another little tease,

the second detail shot of my latest

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Sneak Peak

Here I am again, I hope you are too haha. Here is a little sneak peak of the latest painting whch I've just finished

I'll upload the painting as soon as it's been photographed properly

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Dissolve

Morning people, it's a gorgeous day here in Valletta.Here is another one in my relationship series, called Dissolve

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Sunny Valletta

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Weather's gorgeous here in Valletta today

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Been thinking a lot about relationships recently. The way we lean into each others strengths

and protect the weaker sides , wrapping around one another.Finding balance.

The engineers of our own see-saws

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Watercolour gallery

Hi to one and all - that's always assuming that there's actually someone somewhere reading this :)

Just to let you know that I've added a watercolour gallery to my works for sale.

This has come about due the cold weather. I keep popping into the studio but can only cope

with the temp in there for around 20 mins before my extremities start to freeze, but silver

lining and all that it's spurred me on to do some watercolours. They are all on paper, all

A4 and all 65 Euro in Malta and 70 inc p and p for the rest of the world. Here are a couple, the first one is called Dancers 3

This is one of the watercolours that I mentioned in the last post.  Dancing is one of the greatist expressions

of freedom, even the word makes me smile

 

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This one is called Bone

All of the cycles seem to be gathering speed at the moment

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Cosy corner

So this is where I've been working for the last couple of weeks due to the cold, in a cosy corner in Andrew's mancave which he has graciously allowed me to visit .

As you can see I'm painting watercolours at the moment mainly due to space constraints.Actually I'm really enjoying watercolours

I've always thought that acrylics were the most forgiving of media and that watercolours were the least. So I've been really happily surprised. I like

the fact that they can be reactivated easily, that they can be layered and that there are so many different techniques.

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Floral watercolour

 Hi everyone,

I've been playing with watercolours cos it's been too cold to work in my studio and so I've been working in the sitting room in front of a heater. I'm a warm weather creature.

It's a completely different way of painting, not least because I'm painting on watercolour paper which is only around A4 size. Anyway here's one of them, I'll upload some more in the next couple of days. Hope you're all keeping warm

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Slightly Surreal

A slightly surreal view of Valletta's newish Parliament building. As the 6 months EU Presidency kicks off today

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Here's a little something to brighten up a bitterly cold day. Hope you're all keeping warm

Crackle

Crackle. So here is the last one for the year. It's called Crackle because it crackles with energy, all of the strokes made with either knife or credit card and fast decisvie movements. I've included wip pictures of this so that you can see the process :

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As you can see the final painting is really quite different.

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I wish you all a very Happy New Year, and hope that 2017 will be a lot better for everyone.

A gift to celebrate

Hi everyone, thanks for visiting 🙂 .To help celebrate 20 years of painting I'm offering all of my paintings at 20% discount from now until the end of Dec.

Have a look at  my work

Please message me via the contact form me if you there's anything you'd like to ask.

The music and video are both by Andrew. Thanks darling

Caramel

I love working with this limited palette - it makes me think of caramels - and I looove caramels, toffee, sauce or creme

yum. Since I've given up smoking caramels are playing a larger part in my life :)

40 by 50 cms, acrylic and charcoal on deep edged canvas

 

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Drawing on the past

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This is quite a curvy painting for me. It's odd actually but as I was drawing the brush across the canvas for one of the first lines,

I had a really strong flashback of creating the same curve in a life drawing class which I'd taken a few years ago. Just goes to show

that nothing is really forgotten.

I've also mananged to put on a couple of kilos since the op. - hurray - so I'm feeling a little curvier myself ha ha

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A companion piece to the previous work - 20 by 30cms on paper.The first was untitled, but I've gone with

gold for now for this one

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Todays little offering, and I do mean little only -  20 by 30cm on paper. Acrylic and charcoal, limited palette.

A bit more sombre than usual, reflecting my mood I suppose. It calmed me whilst painting it and I'm quite pleased with the results.

Can't think of a name - ideas welcome

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Love the hair

Should she or shouldn't she.

This painting followed a visit to the hairdresser where we chatted about the fact that she wanted to colour her hair

but couldn't decide which colour. After going through the spectrum :) she decided on lilac

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