Lorraine Tuck

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We are all connected 5

We are all connected 5

paintings connected by an unbroken line - imagine where they may lead...

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Mixed Media on Canvas
20cm x 20cm

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One of a series of paintings connected by a continuous line, which I hope will lead to reflection on the connection between collectors and consequently connection between people generally
Talmont

Talmont

The spirit of Talmont sur Gironde - the blue Atlantic coast, the strong breeze, the spidery nets and precariously perched fishermen's huts - captured with layers of paper, paint, crayon and pastel on wood panel

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Mixed Media
28cm x 46cm
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Talmont sur Gironde on the Atlantic coast (France Cote Ouest, poitou Charentes). This landscape mixed media painting is balanced between abstraction and representation and many layered in much the same way as the fascinating coastline of this area.
A small Arcadia for the damaged

A small Arcadia for the damaged

This little painting became my escape route in a time of extreme stress, my imagined world of brightly lit uplands

Mixed Media on Canvas
This little painting became my therapy at a time of great stress - it was the imaginary balm that kept me sane, and proved the power of painting for my soul.
The village we drove through

The village we drove through

Based on a series of sketches made at different times of the day and evening,en plein air in Crockenwell Devon.

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
40cm x 40cm
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The place you were lost in

The place you were lost in

Abstract landscape made on Dartmoor

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Mixed Media on Canvas
120cm x 170cm
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This painting was inspired by being trapped in a bog on Dartmoor
The rose tinted glasses - Okehampton

The rose tinted glasses - Okehampton

A watercolour abstract townscape

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Watercolour on Paper
40cm x 60cm
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Reflecting the love hate relationship of my local town, Okehampton
Albedo

Albedo

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
20cm x 20cm
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Azimuth

Azimuth

Strongly influenced by the English modernist painters of the late 50's early 60's. This is almost a window onto that long gone world

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
120cm x 100cm
This painting was heavily influenced by the heroic english modernist painters of the 50's and 60's. Artists such as Peter Lanyon, John Piper, Roger Hilton and Ivon Hitchens. Looking out of the dark and dusty closed up studio to the exciting past.
Chorology square 2

Chorology square 2

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
40cm x 40cm
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Estuary

Estuary

A mapped Landscape, imaginary or real or painted?

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
120cm x 100cm
lessons at home

lessons at home

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
20cm x 20cm
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The gentle spring

The gentle spring

Returning to a rainy somerset in the spring, this painting is an exploration of a gentle palette

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Mixed Media on Canvas
50cm x 70cm
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A landscape created in response to the spring rains on the somerset levels
Chorology

Chorology

Mapping my personal landscape, tears, stains and joy

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Mixed Media on Canvas
80cm x 80cm
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A way of searching for home. Mapping my inner landscape
Tears for a place I've never been 1

Tears for a place I've never been 1

One of three abstract landscape paintings made at the time of the Japanese earthquake.

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Mixed Media on Canvas
60cm x 50cm
'Tears for a place I've never been 1' A mixed media painting created during the period of the Japanese earthquake, when our thoughts were with the people of Japan and their plight. It is an abstract landscape born of imagination, the media news stories and my nightmares.
Tears for a place I've never been III

Tears for a place I've never been III

An abstract landscape made at the time of the Japanese earhquake

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Mixed Media on Canvas
60cm x 50cm
'Tears for a place I've never been' A mixed media abstract landscape painting created during the period of the Japanese earthquake, when our thoughts were with the people of Japan and their plight. This abstract landscape comes from imagination, the media news coverage and my nightmares.
Le berceau de fulcanelli II (the birthplace of Fulcanelli II

Le berceau de fulcanelli II (the birthplace of Fulcanelli II

One of a series of three paintings made following research into the French Alchemist Fulcanelli

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Mixed Media
70cm x 50cm
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She stepped lightly into Spring

She stepped lightly into Spring

That wonderful light feeling of spring under your feet...

Original
Mixed Media
70cm x 50cm
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We will get to grey

We will get to grey

This landscape of the imagination explores texture and line in combination with the unpredictability of graphite powder to suggest a place far off but inevitable.

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Mixed Media on Canvas
70cm x 50cm
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This painting is inspired by the view from the studio window over the dramatic but sometimes bleak valley of the river Vienne in winter
When the tide goes out I

When the tide goes out I

Painted onto a deep wooden panel this small painting has an appeal that is almost like that of a ceramic piece - a painting that is almost an object. It is a quiet space of contemplation.

Original
Mixed Media
20cm x 50cm
This painting was part of a reflection on the marks we leave in the world, it is a quiet place of contemplation, a zen sense of calm, almost a little shrine.
Winter Forest

Winter Forest

A winter walk through an imaginary landscape of forests & hills

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Mixed Media
39cm x 77cm
An abstract landscape that invites the viewer to take this winter walk and enjoy the textured landscape. Painted on a deep edged wooden panel
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

Montmorillon - in acrylic, paper, pastel, carton, cake wrappers, ink, glue, tourist brochures, pencil - on canvas. The spirit of a lovely and lively town embedded into a painting, made en plein air in situ

Mixed Media
100cm x 100cm
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Montmorillon a painting of the beautiful french town made in the town on a hot summer weekend
Bright spots in a quiet life

Bright spots in a quiet life

Mixed Media on Canvas
50cm x 50cm
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Jurassic City

Jurassic City

An abstract landscape that began on the jurassic coast of devon and ended in a cityscape of the imagination

Mixed Media on Canvas
70cm x 100cm
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exmouth
Exmouth

Exmouth

Watercolour and oil pastel on paper. Following sketches of the rocks at exmouth that appear only at low tide.

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Watercolour on Paper
40cm x 60cm
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The rock formations at Exmouth appear only at low tide and form almost a cityscape
Fresh fish this morning

Fresh fish this morning

A small framed collage on a scrap of card from the Rialto fish market in Venice

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Collage
15cm x 26cm
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Faced with the overwhelming beauty of venice I found myself gathering scraps and searching out the everyday, like the fish market, somehow it was my way to connect with the city which is almost too rich to cope with
Homelands

Homelands

A landscape imagined or real or painted?

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Mixed Media on Canvas
120cm x 100cm
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Based on the Valley of the River Vienne in France this is my idealised landscape
And then she blossomed

And then she blossomed

A painting which responds to the coming of spring in the potager gardens below my studio

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
56cm x 46cm
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A painting made in response to the coming of spring in the potager gardens below my studio in France
Chorology at length

Chorology at length

Mapping a personal landscape

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
80cm x 40cm
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Chorology square 3

Chorology square 3

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
40cm x 40cm
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Hinterland

Hinterland

A landscape, real, imagined or painted?

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
100cm x 70cm
A landscape, real, imagined or painted. A place to rest. A search for home
Mollweide

Mollweide

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
70cm x 100cm
On the other side

On the other side

Inspired by a London childhood close to the Thames

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Mixed Media on Canvas
56cm x 46cm
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When I was a child in London we never went on the 'other' side of the river. When I started to make this work it just became a memory map of the divide between South and East London
Tears for a place I've never been II

Tears for a place I've never been II

One of three abstract landscape paintings made at the time of the Japanese Earthquake

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
60cm x 50cm
'Tears for a place I've never been' A Mixed media painting created during the period of the Japanese earthquake when our thoughts were with the people of Japan and their plight. It is an abstract landscape of the imagination, the media news coverage and my nightmares.
Le berceau de fulcanelli I (the birthplace of Fulcanelli I)

Le berceau de fulcanelli I (the birthplace of Fulcanelli I)

Where was the last great Alchemist born? here in this abstracted landscape

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Mixed Media
70cm x 50cm
This is one of a series of three paintings made when i started to research the life of the french alchemist, fulcanelli, I started to imagine where he might have come from and to think about the turning of base metal into gold. It is between place and imagination.
The wedding Officer's girl

The wedding Officer's girl

An earlier mixed media collage and ink work, inspired by a book by Antony Capella. Framed under glass.

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Collage
40cm x 30cm
'The Wedding Officer's Girl' This framed paper and ink collage was inspired by the Antony Capella book 'The Wedding Officer' and created using a variety of papers (including Pellegrino water labels) and inks.
What we leave behind

What we leave behind

An imaginary landscape of distant hills, magical valleys, mists - our hopes & dreams. A place to rest & think.

Original
Mixed Media
120cm x 100cm
An imaginary landscape of misty hills and valleys maybe reminiscent of tradition japanese art.
When wearing a green scarf

When wearing a green scarf

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
100cm x 70cm
without the sea

without the sea

Sometimes i feel a very long way from the sea, this painting is about things missing, remembrance and wistfulness.

Original
Mixed Media on Canvas
50cm x 50cm
This painting is an abstract seascape, it is about loss, remembrance and wistfulness. It is delicately coloured and very textural.