Ann Vastano lives and works in the Scottish Highlands.
“I have been constantly driven to recreate through art work those dramatic land forms which surround me. I am also particularly captivated by those character filled bothies and cottages which lie strewn across the highland park. Along with the fickle weather fronts we experience here in the north, these muses are a constant challenge and inspiration”.
Ann says, “Sketching outdoors allows me to immerse oneself completely in the mood and atmosphere of the subject, capturing my perception of its essence”.
For the past few years Ann has worked mainly in pastels and acrylic. However her new work has encompassed using both these mediums alongside paper collage, including – in some instances the use of the written word, which she feel adds another dimension to the composition, opening the work up to further interpretation.
Why buy from Bay Attic
Our art and gifts are reproduced from the artist original image using high quality digital printing onto beautifully smooth, heavyweight card stock, ceramics or Ph neutral Giclee paper. We take pride in our work and are sure you will be delighted if you buy from us. If however, you are not happy for any reason, you can return your goods using our 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.
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Victoria lives and works in Newent, a small rural market town on the edge of the Forest of Dean with her husband and two children.
Her studio is in her garden surrounded by fields and woodland which is where Victoria obtains a lot of her inspiration from, she uses mainly acrylic, coloured pencil and collage in her designs.
As a child of the 80’s, you can often find her listening to ‘Absolute 80s’ radio whilst she works . . . it helps her feel young.
Cupcakes and Birdcage Greeting Card
Love – Wedding cake and Birds Wedding Card
Cupcakes and Watering Can Greeting Card
Stripey Lighthouse Greeting Card
Pirate – Birthday Card
Mermaid – Under The Sea – Birthday Card
Travellers Rest Greeting Card
Bay Attic Greeting Cards
Our art cards are reproduced from the artist original image using high quality digital printing onto beautifully smooth, heavyweight card stock using the full colour process. The cards are then machine cut and hand folded and packaged inside a cello bag with an envelope, to make sure it arrives with you in tip top condition. The inside of the card is blank for you to personalise with your message.
Looking toward Greenock
Yesterday was a truly lovely day, so much so that as the working day finished and twilight beckoned, I decided to enjoy the remains of the day with a delightful coastal walk.
It may seem strange that working near the seashore you take your window vista with a pinch of salt (yep-it’s there every morning I wake too), but I was astounded by the beauty of the day.
Perhaps, as there wasn’t snow, wind or rain (no jacket required), it was milder than it has been in weeks, meant I didn’t want to miss out enjoying the day so, off I went with a spring in my step and Spring in the air!
As you can see, my route took me from sunshine to twilight, just look at the remarkable shades of colour and light.
Twilight Gourock and views across the River Clyde
From bright blues, to haze, oranges, gold’s to yellow and dusk – many of the colours our artists have included in these Spring inspired art and gifts.
Spring is here – beautiful art from Georgina McMaster, Colin Robertson, Judith I. Bridgland, Kate Philp, Jolomo and Ingrid Nilsson.
Spring Montage by Kate Philp
Spring Leaves, Glen Lochy by Judith I. Bridgland
Spring Haze by Colin Robertson
Spring Blossom, Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh by Jolomo
Spring Snow by Ingrid Nilsson
Highland Spring by Georgina McMaster
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