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Why I paint people

When people ask me what I prefer to paint it's people, always people. I'm not making life easy for myself as I've found in the past few years of working as an artist that if you want to paint portraits, people much prefer having their animals captured for posterity...

Recent portrait paintings

It's been a very busy year so far. I spent the first two months completing several large paintings and preparing for Surrey Contemporary Art Fair. My intention was to create statement pieces that celebrate colour. Next came the fair itself, a fantastic experience, and...

Latest painting – Dreamweaver

I've just finished an oil painting that I'm aiming to hang at the Surrey Contemporary Art Fair. I've had the reference pictures since my trip to Leeds last year, and I chose one that isn't specifically linked to the subject's hobby but I loved the curled up pose and I...

News, exhibitions and updates

Recent portrait paintings

It's been a very busy year so far. I spent the first two months completing several large paintings and preparing for Surrey Contemporary Art Fair. My intention was to create statement pieces that celebrate colour. Next came the fair itself, a fantastic experience, and...

My first Art Fair experience

I thoroughly enjoyed my first art fair experience at Surrey Contemporary Art Fair in March, though it was exhausting. The mental effort involved in being brave and putting myself out there, as well as organising things I needed whilst being inexperienced as a visitor...

New website shop for Kristin Rawcliffe Art

There's a new shop on my website to let you buy paintings, drawings, prints, cards and lessons directly from me. Original art I've listed some oil paintings from my 'Passions' exhibition, and some oil paintings on paper, but I will be adding more paintings and...

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Kristin Rawcliffe

Kristin Rawcliffe

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