Anita Murphy Art

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New Year, New Plans

January 4th, 2017 by

I’ve been back in England for the past 4 months and have discovered a new passion.  Painting ceramics.  I lurched into Christmas baubles and found that they were extremely well received and from that I have decided to give painted ceramics a go, alongside my paintings. I started with doing just a couple of dozen […]

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Chasing Moonbeams

Chasing Moonbeams

September 2nd, 2016 by

I’m quite enjoying flipping between different mediums and styles and am finding that it stops me from over thinking process on more “serious’ pieces. Another in the series of moonlit illustrations.  I love the shape of hares as they run, from the stretched out animal to the moment it takes the next racing step.  

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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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