Queyntes 9, 10, 11…..

Well I’m still working frantically getting everything ready for Erotica, there’s so much to do for a show – get the display ready, sort out the printers, sort out what I’m selling, and how, write up biographies, sort out price lists, the handouts, the more detailed write ups, contact people who might be interested in going, decide what I’m going to wear! And talking to other people who’ve exhibited there before and listen to their advice as to what I should be doing, not doing, wearing, not wearing, be aware of, how to deal with people, what sort of people to expect, what interest to expect, and all the other fine tuning that is connected with a show! Phew!!!!!!

And inbetween all that – PAINT!!!!! Because I want the best possible artwork I can take with me to show to everyone….. So, here are the latest Queyntes – numbers 8, 10 and 11. Painted in the same way as the previous ones, but all so very different, and personal, and beautiful in themselves, I think……..

I've been an artist all of my life, and my paintings now hang on walls in Europe, USA and Canada. I'm working on getting them on the other continents! My wide range of artwork has been exhibited nearer to home in the East Midlands, with the Guild of Erotic Artists at Beaumont Hall Studios in Hertfordshire, and at "Erotica", Olympia, London. I have also been featured alongside my work in the Guild of Erotic Artists book (volume 2). I love to create dramatic interest in my pictures, whether it’s to paint an unusual landscape, or just to utilise dramatic lighting in my figure drawings or strong colour in my animal portraits. Delighting in the spontaneous tendencies of watercolour adds an interesting and distinctive look to my paintings, some of which are purposefully ambiguous, enabling the viewer to use their own interpretation of my artwork. I also love to hide images, and humour within my paintings, whether it’s a secret message, or an erotic couple hidden within a landscape, or even an erotic landscape where the couple are camouflaged as the features of the land itself. I am equally happy painting in oils, acrylics or watercolours and love to draw with pencil or ink. I have also developed the very effective method of drawing using white pencil on black card which creates dramatic pictures by just picking out where the light catches the body and leaving the rest of the image to the imagination, in darkness. I can also utilise many different styles, whether it is realistic, abstract, surrealistic, erotic, fantasy or camouflage art where something is hidden within the painting. I'm just passionate about my art, whatever I paint! But, it doesn't matter how many landscapes or pet portraits I paint, its always the erotic stuff that people are interested in! I started blogging to share some of the strange conversations I have with the people I meet. But its evolved into far more than that now.

Comments (18)

  1. Nolens Volens
    Nov 6, 2008

    As always, I enjoyed your new artwork. Keep up the good work!

  2. Indigo
    Nov 6, 2008

    ‘Beautiful’ absolutely !!

  3. Indigo
    Nov 6, 2008

    And yeah.. I love the one with the piercing!!

  4. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 6, 2008

    Indigo – Thankyou!

  5. Loving Annie
    Nov 6, 2008

    Number 11 looks like she is full of jelly beans and make me want to eat her !

    This whole series of yuors is really so beautiful, Jackie – It is wonderful that you have thought of it and done it ! I still think it will catch on in some of the poshest of homes 🙂

    They look like flowers after all, and nobody would know – unless they KNEW – the most delicious of private jokes !

    Loving Annie

  6. having my cake
    Nov 6, 2008

    Can’t wait to see them all in the flesh… so to speak 🙂

  7. Trixie
    Nov 6, 2008

    Does the top one have a piercing?

  8. College Cutie
    Nov 6, 2008

    Oh, you’re amazing!

    I’m incredibly, absolutely in love with it.

    Now, to link it on my blog for the world to see.

  9. Spiky Zora Jones
    Nov 7, 2008

    hello sweetie: Whew…I’ve been on the run lately.

    Hey…sweetie, i love these paintings. My…I have to say I don’t look as interesting any any of the ones I’ve seen…I’m just (I’m blushing) I’m just a few lines. hehehehe.

    I’ll be here more sweetie, I’m making the rounds. I’ve been a bad rewader and commenter.

    Ciao babe.

  10. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 7, 2008

    Nolens Volens – thankyou, I’ll try!

  11. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 7, 2008

    Loving Annie – I see what you mean about the jelly beans! 🙂

    I hope it does catch on in even the poshest homes, and agree with you that it IS the most delicious of private jokes! Thats one of the reasons why I love it so much!!

  12. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 7, 2008

    Trixie – Most certainly she does!! LOL

    Its beautiful, isn’t it?

  13. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 7, 2008

    College Cutie – I’m delighted you love it so much! Thankyou.

  14. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 7, 2008

    Spiky – I’m sure you do look as interesting, blushing or not!!! LOL

  15. Luka
    Nov 8, 2008

    Best of luck with the exhibition! You have done for fannies what Andy Warhol did for soup cans.

  16. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 9, 2008

    Luka – Thankyou, and you know what- that’s about the best compliment you could give me, thankyou!!

  17. nitebyrd
    Nov 12, 2008

    Jackie, as usual, you’ve done fantastic, amazing paintings!

    Sorry, I haven’t sent my picture – had somemore upheaval here. *sigh*

  18. Jackie Adshead
    Nov 12, 2008

    Nitebyrd – I’m delighted you love the paintings, thankyou.

    And sorry to hear you’re going through challenging times….

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