Anita Murphy Art

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Windswept

Windswept

August 30th, 2016 by

Sometimes its not a struggle.  It feels like it is all just happening when it is supposed to and without any effort at all.  And its bliss when it does.  It happened with this painting and I look at it now and wondered if I painted it!  I loved the way it came together and […]

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Through the Trees

Into the woods

August 26th, 2016 by

One of the things I struggle with is style.  Are we tied to a style that we produce naturally or can we push ourselves to become something else?  I love loose splashy, abstracted paintings but I always seem to end up with tiny brushes in my hand adding detail.  Watercolour is allowing me to push […]

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Moondance

Long absence – no excuses!

August 23rd, 2016 by

I’ve been long absent from my blog – no excuses.  I noticed that my last blog post was saying how I had not posted in a while!  Well, things obviously didn’t change.   Over recent weeks I have spent more time painting (minus a two week break during the Olympics!) and I thought I would […]

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Winter Orchard

Absent without leave

June 28th, 2014 by

I’ve been absent again – but I have at least been busy! I have recently signed up with RedBubble and opened an account to sell prints, bags, cushions, phone covers and more. So taking a slightly different track, I have been working on a series of work that will lend itself well to different items […]

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Knots

June 7th, 2014 by

My fabric series has rather gone by the way of knots! Knots look so different according to what they are tied with – the knotted ribbon is much flatter and more structural somehow, yet the knotted tea towel is drapes and curves due to the bulk of the fabric. “Tie the Knot” Pencil on Paper […]

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