Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Sarah Raphael Balme - Oil Paintings

Sarah Raphael Balme is a British artist who graduated from Chelsea College of Arts and gained degree in illustration. She grew up surrounded by artists, her mother was a painter and her dad wrote academic books. Her childhood was spent in a bohemian North London house that influenced her career as an artist. 

Her work is a visual treat of rich, vibrant colors and beautiful patterns. Inspired by folk-art motifs, artist paints landscapes, portraits of fictional characters, and plants and animals. Her oil paintings with a narrative theme are mainly done in oil sometimes gouche.

Her gorgeous paintings can be found on ceramics, fabric, cushions, and wallpaper. She has participated in both solo and group exhibitions all over US and UK. Her work has been published by IPC magazines, BBC publications, and Heinneman. 

You can view more of her work on Instagram and follow her on Facebook.