Elizabeth Lennie: Liquid Landscapes

lennie-onrabbitlake3Toronto actress and artist Elizabeth Lennie captures the fluidity of summer in these evocative works. She creates primarily with oil on canvas, layering thin washes with thicker impasto, occasionally working on wood panel and incorporating cold wax and graphite.

lennie-thecubatrip“The liquid landscape is fragile and powerful. Water represents a cleansing of the spirit and a source of physical and psychological uncertainty and is a universal symbol of metamorphosis.” – Artist Statement

lennie-yellowcaplennie-temagamisummerlennie-lifeguardslennie-August5See more on Elizabeth Lennie’s website, here.

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  1. fluid for sure.
    just wondering if she works directly from photos though, her figures have perfect proportion.
    i see it especially in the top painting with all the kids hanging on to a log.


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