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Brigid Ashwood's art could be described as Contemporary Figurative Mythic Surrealism. But the artist prefers to qualify her work this way: " I paint steampunk bugs, clockwork dolls, fairytales & vinyl toys. I seek to reinterpret mythic and fairytale worlds and heroines' for a new audience"

A modern artist exploring classic themes through a Sci-Fi lens; Brigid's influences and technique is well rooted in traditional mediums such as oil paint and silverpoint. She also works in the luminous tones of the digital palette; merging the labored craft of portraiture with the flexibility of modern mediums. Brigid's work is collected internationally and has been exhibited in galleries around the country. Her art has been featured in several books and international magazines such as Imagine FX, Faerie Magazine & Weird Tales. Her originals are collected by notable authors, musicians,…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 29
  • Joined July 9, 2010

Favorite materials

Oil, gold leaf, silverpoint, graphite, acrylic, digital

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About

Brigid Ashwood's art could be described as Contemporary Figurative Mythic Surrealism. But the artist prefers to qualify her work this way: " I paint steampunk bugs, clockwork dolls, fairytales & vinyl toys. I seek to reinterpret mythic and fairytale worlds and heroines' for a new audience"

A modern artist exploring classic themes through a Sci-Fi lens; Brigid's influences and technique is well rooted in traditional mediums such as oil paint and silverpoint. She also works in the luminous tones of the digital palette; merging the labored craft of portraiture with the flexibility of modern mediums. Brigid's work is collected internationally and has been exhibited in galleries around the country. Her art has been featured in several books and international magazines such as Imagine FX, Faerie Magazine & Weird Tales. Her originals are collected by notable authors, musicians, actors and CEOs. Brigid's images have been licensed for a variety of products sold worldwide. A Maryland native, she now resides in Dallas Texas with her husband & daughter, and two spoiled dogs.

She's also a core contributing blogger for GeekMom.com and runs the popular monthly feature Printable Fun which features free printable crafts for Geeky Kids.


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http://www.brigidashwood.com

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http://www.geekmom.com
http://www.brigidashwood.com/blog/

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