Based in Sussex, England, artist Gill bustamante creates oil paintings of large-scale ethereal landscapes. Often working with a vibrant color palette, ranging from rich turquoise to fiery oranges and deep reds, Bustamante describes her style as “a fusion of expressionist, impressionist, semi-abstract, Art Deco, a bit of Art. New and whatever the mood I am. on this day.”
Inspired by “the patterns of nature and energy, the colors and spaces of the landscapes and animals” that surround it, the colorful paintings depict mystical forest scenes. In many, the focal point is an animal that poses a stark contrast to the abstract, psychedelic woodland scenes. These animals include birds, felines, deer, and deer, which live among brightly colored, elongated trees that appear to be dripping off the canvas. Bustamante’s goal is to provide its viewers with a world to “escape the hectic pace of life and imagine yourself somewhere better, even if only for a little while …”
Gill Bustamante’s psychedelic oil paintings depict animals in vibrant forests.
Big cats perched in the trees …
… With deer and roe deer peering out from the shadows…
… And birds soaring through the treetops.
My Modern Met has granted permission to use the photos of Gill Bustamante.
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