Angela Porter's Profile
I'm a fifty-something mostly self-taught artist and I find my inspiration from nature, especially ammonites and other fossils, macroscopic and microscopic images of living things, Romanesque and Gothic architecture, Early Celtic art, Prehistoric art and monuments, OS Maps, satellite images of the Earth, and the Universe in all its wondrous glory.
Much of my work is abstract with flowing shapes, lines and colours that create crazily textured and detailed artworks. I have an inner raven that will not be denied; it insists I add metallic and iridescent accents to just about every piece of work I create.
I love to work in a flowing, free and easy way, seeing where inspiration and intuition take me, allowing me to create beauty from a blank surface or one filled with seeming chaos - either starting point works for me! Spirals and swirls and…
- Joined December 29, 2011