Donna Brune

City Music

acrylic
28” x 20”

Whoosh

acrylic
image 7.5” x 7.5”, matted and framed 12” x 12”

 

Inner Glow

acrylic
20” x 14”, matted 26” x 20”

Afternoon Delight

mixed media – watercolor, ink, liquid acrylic
6.5” x 9.5”, matted to 12” x 16”

Pink Escaping

acrylic
 image 7.5” x 7.5”, matted and framed  12” x 12” 

Yellow Flower

acrylic
6.25” x 6.25”, matted 8” x 10”

Leopards Hiding

acrylic and collage
image 15”x11”, matted, 20” x 16”

Mountain Music

acrylic
28” x 20”

Night Music

acrylic
21” x 14”

Storm on the Way, Murrells Inlet

acrylic
13.5” x 9.5”, matted and framed  21.5” x 17.5”

Windy Day at the Beach

acrylic
 21” x 7”, matted 28” x 14”

Sundown on the Farm

watercolor
image 10” x 7”, matted and framed 16.5” x 13.5”

I have always been drawn to the landscape wherever I am. I love working in watercolor and other water media on various surfaces because it gives me freedom and spontaneity to create how I feel about a subject. I take a lot of photographs and do sketches, but I only use them as a jumping off place. Memories click in and that becomes the real inspiration for my landscape paintings. When I was younger I painted in a more realistic style and I still do as evidenced by the paintings presented in this tour. But as I grow older I often see the landscape in the more impressionistic way as I did as a child. I find I am drawn more by the colors and shapes I see than the scene itself. In the last few years I have been doing more abstract work in acrylic and watercolor, often collaged with textured papers. Even though I am moving toward abstract painting I still see landscapes in them.

Donna Brune participated in the July Virtual Art Exhibitions. Click here to watch the recording of the live Meet-the-Artist event.