South East Recorder Issue 14 - Page 60

ART UPDATE Artistic Flare A landscape artist working in oils, acrylics and pastels, Jackie Midgen of artists. She is also inspired by her imagination and for the past, has been Artistic Flare creates beautifully distinctive and colourful paintings and attended a series of workshops to help develop a looser, freer painting products for the home and office. style. Jackie is also open to accepting commissions. Along with her landscapes, Jackie also paints still life, beaches and She told the South East Recorder: “After my studies, I continued to paint seascapes and creates a selection of products featuring her lovely designs. in my spare time, attending painting holidays and evening courses. The products are ideal as gifts and include: bags, mugs, key rings, caps, However, I only began to take my art seriously four years ago and since greeting cards, calendars, coasters, chopping boards, place mats, mouse then, have been expanding on my portfolio and product range.” mats and women’s t-shirts. As well as participating in the Wimbledon Art Studios May Ope