CarolineAshwoodArt

Original and Affordable Art by Caroline Ashwood

Sheffield, United Kingdom · 168 Sales

CarolineAshwoodArt

Original and Affordable Art by Caroline Ashwood

Sheffield, United Kingdom 168 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Hand painted, original art by contemporary UK artist Caroline Ashwood. Affordable, uplifting and large scale art to add some colour to your life. Highly textured pieces created in my signature style using bold colour washes and glazes. I specialise in large scale artworks and can ship original art anywhere in the world, free of charge.

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Last updated on Oct 23, 2017

Hand painted, original art by contemporary UK artist Caroline Ashwood. Affordable, uplifting and large scale art to add some colour to your life. Highly textured pieces created in my signature style using bold colour washes and glazes. I specialise in large scale artworks and can ship original art anywhere in the world, free of charge.

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Interview with Caroline Ashwood

When did you first discover your artistic side?

As far back as I can remember I was at my happiest when I was painting and drawing, but my first taste of real artistic achievement was at the age of ten. I won an art competition for a painting and I was awarded the famous Blue Peter Badge!

In my teens I spent all my spare time drawing and sketching portraits. I would constantly coax my friends and family into sitting for me and if they got fed up, I'd draw celebrities from magazines I quickly learnt that my drawing skills were the source of much admiration from friends and family, and so I suppose I milked it and drew and painted even more just to get noticed.

Who has been the biggest influence on you artistically?

My Dad. He spent hours teaching me how to draw in perspective and to really look at my subject matter with new eyes, not just draw it. He encouraged me to go to art college.

Who inspires you now?

Many people, but there is one artist that sticks in my mind. I am in absolute awe of an Australian artist Called V R Morrison. In my opinion, she captures light and shade in her work like no other artist since Caravaggio.

Where did you study art?

Yorkshire and London. I took a diploma in Graphic fine arts Classes consisted of intensive painting, life drawing, calligraphy, design and photography.

I later studied in West London for a higher national diploma in Advertising as an Art Director.

How did your art career begin?

I never actually believed that I could make a living from it until, that is, my mid-twenties when I landed a job in a top London Ad agency as a creative. But, I hated the commute to London and the lack of time I spent at home with my family. I have always painted in my spare time since I graduated from Art School in 1990 and I decided to try and market my work online. It became apparent very quickly that I had a decision to make. Give up the ad agency career, and go it alone as a full time artist, or carry on with my 4 hour commute each day. No contest! With huge support from my family, I chose to follow the dream. There are not many people that can say that they truly love their chosen career. Painting is my life now, it is what I was meant to do. I consider myself very lucky indeed!

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    Artist statement: Her approach to her art is best expressed by Caroline herself, who says:"Through my work, I am constantly exploring the relationship betweencolour, light and form.

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Last updated on September 12, 2017
Original art at affordable prices. Collectable pieces of textured, creative and contemporary art on canvas. By highly unique UK artist, Caroline Ashwood.

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I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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I hope that you are completely satisified with your artwork. If you would like to return the piece for any other reason excluding damage in transit, please notify me and return the piece in its original condition and packaging within 14 days by an insured delivery service. You will be refunded the original purchase price of the painting/s, minus any shipping fees paid.
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Shipping
Products are dispatched by Fed Ex/UPS service which usually takes 5 -10 business days (USA/Canada) 10 business days (Australia). Europe: Fed Ex/DHL - 5 -10 business days. Collections are twice per week from our studios. This service is insured. Once payment is received you will receive an email notification of expected delivery times. Deliveries are Monday - Friday.
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Artwork variations and commissions
Images are for illustrative purposes only. Colours and sizes are indicative and may vary slightly according to various monitor settings and screen resolutions.Variations will occur due to the nature of hand created work. Artworks are purchased on a created to order basis and will not be exactly as shown in the image, just based on the image.