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About jellywalk

I am a professional artist who is happy to take commissions, be they portraits, paintings of baby ultrasound scans, houses, or pets... Please see my art website for contact details: www.RebeccaJelbert.co.uk. I have prints available for sale from www.Society6.com/RebeccaJelbert.

Paula Modersohn-Becker’s self-portraits and the influence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

I’m very proud to announce that my article for the art history journal The Burlington Magazine (August 2017), “Paula Modersohn-Becker’s self-portraits and the influence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti”, was published this month. Link to the article: http://burlington.org.uk/archive/back-issues/201708 I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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Hampshire show still running!

I have had some paintings in a an art exhibition in Romsey, Hampshire. The show started at the beginning of June and still has about a week to run until the paintings come down. The setting is wonderful, with a … Continue reading

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Abstracts without titles

I have been finishing off a series of abstract paintings for a summer show in Hampshire – details below. The trouble is, I need to decide on how to title them. Until now they have hung on my walls at … Continue reading

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Stourhead Summer Exhibition 2017, Wiltshire

As usual, I will be taking part in the summer art exhibition at Stourhead in Wiltshire, in the lovely First-View Gallery. The show runs from: Saturday 3rd June – Sunday 25th June First-View Gallery    Spread Eagle Courtyard, Stourton Wiltshire, … Continue reading

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A portrait of a dog

  I have just finished painting an acrylic portrait of a dog. Just for fun I took a few photos of the various stages, so you can see how the layers are built up. In the first picture you can … Continue reading

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Painting planets

This weekend I experimented with a new subject, astronomy. About ten years ago I bought a telescope, and from then on I have found the night sky fascinating. Here are my first attempts to capture something of the jewel-like quality … Continue reading

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Acrylic paintings of ultrasound scans

This weekend I painted the ultrasound portraits of two beautiful babies. I love painting these type of pictures. They bring together my interest in medicine and biology, and also my passion for portraiture. It is a challenge to strike the … Continue reading

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