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The Mill Arts Centre Exhibition: Louise Brook

Each day over the next two weeks, we introduce an artist exhibiting their work at The Mill Arts Centre. Read on to discover more about your favourite local artists

Louise Brook joins the exhibition with a selection of her coloured pencil artwork of wildlife, nature and pet portraits, including Husky Eyes, Sunflower and Look At Me!

Husky Eyes is a dramatic piece in coloured ink. This piece explores the use of negative space, as well as using a very limited colour palette and was a personal exploration alongside Louise’s more classic work on pet portrait commissions.

Sunflower is a delicate yet vivid piece, in coloured pencil against a neutral background. This piece was drawn last year (2020) and was specifically chosen to bring light and sunshine during the pandemic.

Look At Me! is a magnificent, vibrant peacock inspired by a recent visit to Sudeley Castle in the Cotswolds, where peacocks roam freely in the grounds. Coloured pencil was a perfect medium for this subject giving a great depth of colour and allowing a lot of fine detail in the spectacular feathered display.

Our exhibition is available to view at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury, Oxfordshire. Covid-19 procedures will be in place to keep everyone safe.

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