The Spirit of Place

“The Spirit of Place”

The landscape paintings of Allan Stephenson

 

“Art holds the mirror up to Nature”

William Shakespeare

Welcome to the studio of Allan Stephenson.

Here you will find an overview of my landscape paintings in oil and pastel arranged

according to geographical themes.

English landscapes, Western landscapes, Tuscan landscapes, abstract landscapes.

Wye Valley View

Pastoral

Fort Rock at Dusk

The West

Tuscan Meadows 1

Tuscan

Shadows

The Abstract

Smith Rocks

Giclees

I am always looking for and attempting to communicate with the viewer that special sense of place that infuses some areas of the natural world with meaning, wonder and beauty and I hope my work can provide some escape from the sometimes frantic world we all live in. I am a traditionalist. I don’t see the art I produce as breaking any kind of new ground but rather I apply myself to existing techniques and forms and attempt to inject perhaps fresh content.