Queynte 21

Here it is, painted in acrylics, on board 20 x 16 inches, the latest Queynte to join the illustrious group of very feminine portraits that I have painted -otherwise known as the “Fantasy Fannies” . Its the twenty first one I’ve done, so it’s called “Queynte 21” quite naturally. I love the mixture of strong colours against the strong shapes of this one. And as always find the more I look at it, the more I fall in love with it, which I know is often the case for the women who have had their queynte painted from the very positive feedback they’ve given me over the last few years since I started doing them. I know that most women find the process of having the painting done a deeply therapeutic experience, and that they feel empowered by them, and that it showcases the woman that they are, the private woman within, but here for the whole world to see. I love the fact that they are a celebration of womanhood, and are bright and vibrant and beautiful. And although they are an abstract the shapes are true to the feminine form, its just the colours that are more striking than the original colours. And like all the others it has the image of a woman within the picture as a reminder of what the image is about, and what it is there for.

 I don’t need to say the name of the woman who has participated in having her portrait painted, or say where she lives or even what her nationality is. That is for her to say, if she so wishes. I will keep her anonymity otherwise.

I love doing these paintings, as a woman artist painting them for other women around the world. The majority of the women who have participated I haven’t met face to face, I wouldn’t know them if they turned up on my doorstep tomorrow, but I feel that we are part of a sisterhood, of women who want to be depicted in strong vibrant colours, and want this spiritual experience to mark that empowerment. So, who will be next I wonder…….

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 (12)

  1. One Woman's Thoughts
    May 20, 2011

    I am smiling at the beautiful creativity by which you honor your ladies fortunate enough to be painted by you.

    Absolutely gorgeous and boldly sensual.

  2. Jackie Adshead
    May 20, 2011

    One Woman's Thoughts – If I have made you smile through my artwork then I am delighted, thankyou. And I am also delighted at your kind words of praise.

    Of course, if you wish to commission me, you too could be depicted in one of these gorgeous and boldly sensual paintings as well……

  3. Anonymous
    May 20, 2011

    Thanks for taking the time to debate this, I really feel strongly about it and love learning more on this topic. If possible, as you acquire experience, would you thoughts updating your blog with extra info? It is extremely useful for me.

  4. Joanna Cake
    May 21, 2011

    I feel an almost proprietorial pleasure at the success of this particular strand of your endeavours 🙂

    I know the positive effect that seeing my painting had on me mentally and would certainly recommend it to anyone who has body issues.

  5. BlazngScarlet
    May 21, 2011

    It's beautiful ….

  6. Jackie Adshead
    May 21, 2011

    Anonymous – I'm delighted that you find it so stimulating, and yes as I am acquiring experience I am updating the information. Have a look back over my blog over the last couple of years and you will find the other "Fantasy Fannies" and they are also featured on my website all together and in more detail.

  7. Jackie Adshead
    May 21, 2011

    Joanna – And so you should, look at what throw away comments have produced! 🙂

    And I know from our past conversations what a positive effect having your fanny painted had on you, and still has. I am delighted to be such a positive force in your life, as you have been in mine.

  8. Jackie Adshead
    May 21, 2011

    Blazng Scarlet – Thankyou, I am delighted that you think so.

  9. Curvaceous Dee
    May 23, 2011

    Once again, a gorgeous painting based on a beautiful woman. I do love seeing your new works, Jackie!

    xx Dee

  10. Jackie Adshead
    May 23, 2011

    Curvaceous Dee – Aw thankyou, I know you've been following the unveiling of each one as I've painted them, and I love the fact that they are inspiring and affecting women worldwide – shown by the comments here already! I just love to paint them and love what they stand for, for women!

  11. Carnalis
    May 27, 2011

    I keep mine by my bedside, and smile at it often. I am so pleased you are still painting them Jackie.

  12. Jackie Adshead
    May 28, 2011

    Carnalis – I'm sooo pleased to hear that your Queynte painting is still bringing you a lot happiness, that is the main purpose of painting them.

    Thankyou, and I also am still more than happy to be painting them, I just love creating them!

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