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About the Artist:
Maria Bertolone is an artist from Blackpool, United Kingdom. She loves Landscape painting which is her main genre. Bringing a scene to life by creating the mood and atmosphere, thus drawing the viewer in so that they feel part of the scene, gives her a real sense of achievement. She is a realist and endeavors to convey that quality as much as possible in all her pieces. This brings certain challenges, such as constructing the composition then playing around with tonal values adding these things together just like fitting a jigsaw puzzle, and adding all the details, essentially the time of day, where a shadow might fall or sunlight dappling a winding path. Her philosophy is to capture all these aspects.

St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall

  • St Michael's Mount is a Castle within a tidal Island within Mount's Bay, Cornwall England. The Island is connected to the town of Marazion by means of a man made causeway of granite, and can only be reached when the tide is out as the sea covers the causeway and the mount making it inaccessible by foot. However, when the tide is out anyone visiting can walk across it and enjoy the Island. It is now in the hands of the national trust however the St Aubyn family continue to live in the Castle managing the island as they have since the middle of the 17th century. The Castle boasts a crossbow for hunting hares and rabbits, A piece of Napolean's coat which he wore at the battle of waterloo, and the sofa that Queen Victoria sat on. "It was such a lovely day, but very blustery and the waves were gushing in very fast which is what inspired me to create this piece." ~Maria Bertolone Art is my passion and always will be, ever since an early age I was always drawing and painting, winning many school competitions for the best painting. To this day, I have no idea how many drawing books and rubbers, pencils etc. I managed to go through. I work mainly from my vast collection of personal photos I have taken over the many years, when I have been on vacation. I always have my camera at hand as it is my friend, and if I come across a certain scene or area of interest, I like, I take a photo. Then when I am at home, in my studio, I start working on it. I will always paint and produce art for as long as I possibly can. ~ Maria Bertolone This magnificent oil painting will accentuate any room in your home or office. Available for purchase: A reproduction of the19.5" x 16" original Mixed Media Painting. Purchasing a Contemporary Art Gallery Online reproduction is an easy way to revitalize a dull room, create an area of discussion, show your personality, and more. Art is appropriate and more importantly encouraged, for every room in your house? including the bathroom! Create wall collections from floor to ceiling, ascending the staircase, or choose oversize pieces to consume a wall. No longer are there right and wrongs, to hanging art. The trend today is to show your personality and you through the art you have chosen. Blank walls are out! Art always makes a difference. Great art turns a house into a magnificent home, showcasing the amazing you! Let us help you create your dream room and more importantly your dream home. Let us help you find that art that truly speaks to you!

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