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Kilmory Beach by amyhooton
Kilmory Beach
A wee 10 x10 inch wedding gift for my cousin and his new wife.

Kilmory Beach, Argyll, Scotland

Acrylic paint on heavy textured paper.

By Amy Hooton 2015
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Craignish by amyhooton
Craignish
A beautiful place in Argyll, Scotland.
I captured a beautiful photo of a wonderful sunset a few years ago in Winter and was waiting for the right moment to paint it.
So here is it! 
Gouache on A3 paper.

By Amy Hooton 2015
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Sound of Jura nightscape by amyhooton
Sound of Jura nightscape
A nightscape I did back in June and found on my shelf this morning. 

Knapdale, Kilmory, North Kintyre, Scotland.

Acrylic on paper. A3 size.
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amyhooton
Amy Hooton
Artist | Professional | Varied
United Kingdom
Hi, I'm Amy. I'm a painter, a photographer and have been known to do a bit of sculpting, batik and crafts of all sorts. So look out for random side tracking in my gallery!

I studied Fine Art (Sculpture), at Edinburgh College of Art and History of Art at Edinburgh University. Graduated 2003. Since then, I have travelled in Asia extensively, studying Batik techniques in Indonesia and Chinese painting in Beijing. My art these days is a mixture of all these influences. Often Abstract, sometimes surreal, usually colourful.

In 2010 my baby boy Hunter was born, and in 2012 my baby girl Talyn joined the crew, so I am blessed and incredibly busy! I do my best to fit in a part time job, freelance design work, photography and a little bit of self indulgant arting whenever I get the chance!

Please feel free to ask any questions. Always interested in serious commission enquiries.

I hope you enjoy my gallery.

Current Age: 33, Current Residence: Edinburgh, Scotland
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Its been ages I know. I've struggled to be creative for the last year or so. Forcing it when I had to for the odd commission that came along.  Around Christmas I started to vaguely notice my eyes weren't seeing so well.  So... eventually I went to see an optician and I have long sight.  Which means I basically need to wear glasses all the time.  I find painting quite difficult - the close up detail is hard to focus on.  On the positive, I can see generally and my work paid for my glasses - which was a nice wee bonus.  I also look amazingly geeky with my dark rims! :D

My art recently has been surfacing.  I had a wonderful holiday in argyll with my family and I drew almost every day!  :D  Amazing! 
I was drawing my kids mainly and some landscapes.
Art for the soul, Art for sanity...  I have to do a little bit of painting at least every other night now or I will go mental. 

My stroke journal people have moved away from their Wiley Blackwell publishers - so it seems I may not be painting brains again this year.  Sad!  But aparently this is the way publishers are going. 

Original art rocks!!  Use artists where you can!

Say Hi if you remember me?  I'd love a wee chat!
xxx
Amy

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Totoro200 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant
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cogwurx Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you for the :+fav:!
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el-dub Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015
oh wow, amy! welcome back! i hope everything is well. oh man, this is so great! and thanks for the faves! it means a lot to me
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Lilyas Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday, Amy! :blowkiss:
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CopperColour Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015
Happy Birthday, Amy.
I hope the family is well. :)
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SophieTh Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav Hug 
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Lexi247 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015
Just stopping by to say hello :hug: Have a wonderful day~!
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