Rebekah’s work draws inspiration from her native North Yorkshire and love of the Outer Hebrides. Whilst most of her work focuses on land, coast and recently wildlife, Rebekah explores less tangible aspects such as movement, sound, weather, texture and mark making. Her work has often been described as ‘Folk Art’, a genre which embraces a naive style, decoration and an interpretation of form and perspective.
Working also as a busy folk musician she often finds that her artwork and music develop synergistically; her artwork taking an illustrative form, working mainly from sketchbook and memories. Rebekah works in mixed media, predominantly acrylic, watercolour, pencil & collage, experimenting and exploring materials.
Original work is available to purchase at exhibitions or if you see a unsold piece within the GALLERIES that you are interested in, more details can be provided upon request, simply CONTACT REBEKAH.
Illustration, Graphic Design, CD Artwork Design and Commissions are also undertaken.
Shown below is a recent commission for ‘Fatea Showcases’ online music magazine, 2018. These four album sleeves were created to fit the design brief of ‘The Houses Of Hogwarts’. It was however important that the link to the design brief was not obvious as it was only acknowledged upon the release of the final album sleeve, Eagle for Ravenclaw. Each of the four sleeves represents the animal/mascot of the four Houses; Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin and Ravenclaw. Note the inclusion of the Deathly Hallows in the final sleeve.
What is mixed media?
You will notice that most if not all of my work is labelled ‘mixed media’. I am frequently asked,’What is mixed media?’ Let me explain what it means to me…
Some of the materials I use on a regular basis, but not always all of them in a single piece of work are :-
India Ink Fineliners
I use all of these materials on various substrates such as Paper, Card, Bristol Board, Canvas and Gesso Boards.
I use only professional grade materials, all of which are light-fast rated to the highest of standards to ensure you can enjoy my art, exactly as it was when I painted it, for many years to come.