Category: Painting

Puffin Paradise

My recent return to painting after a week away saw me follow up my Puffins series of paintings – these are Pop Art type paintings of these lovely birds. The last Puffin painting “Puffin Paradise” sold after a few days! If only they all went that quickly  eh?…

Amelia and the Maroon Cat

Last week I painted a birthday present for my lovely niece “Amelia and the Maroon Cat”. I wanted to paint something that a teenager might like, which was kinda pop art and a little bit funky, something that showed Amelia’s personality but at the same time wasn’t a faithful…

The Image of Him

I painted this post fauvist portrait of my husband, Seamas, as a birthday present. The strange thing is that the further the way one steps from the painting, the more it resembles him!? I called it the “Image of Him” because some have said I have also “caught”…

A Busy Week!

Delighted to say it’s been a busy week on the limited edition Giclee front – here I am signing and numbering quite a few, ready for shipping to the USA, Australia and Aberdare! Most were bought as part of my 30% sale onArtfinder – artwork inspired by Wales! https://www.artfinder.com/artist/emma-cownie/sale/   

Self Portrait (after Matisse)

This self portrait is inspired by a painting by Matisse, “The Green Line” or “The Green Stripe”, also known as the Portrait of Madame Matisse,  which was a portrait of his wife. I just loved, the name, the use of different colours in the background and the bold…

Fauvist Lily

60x70cm Free Shipping Fauvist Lily is inspired by the use of green and red by the fauvists, in fact this fauvist inspired painting is inspired particularly by the colours of Gauguin’s “Vision after the Sermon”

The Singing Ringing Tree

This oil painting, on linen canvas is inspired by a fauvist approach particularly on the vibrant stripes of colour which accentuate the muscular form of this grand, twisted beech tree and it’s grasping feeling limbs. The background rainbow of coloured trees is a representation of the misty hued…