When two worlds meet


‘When two worlds meet’ is a continued development of my reflections in water paintings. The painting shows the reflection of the windows, sky and trees in the koi pond, giving an abstract twist to a photo realistic painting. The painting shows the two opposite elements, air and water meeting half way and at that point the viewer can see a ripple in the pond that could suggest this physical meeting between the outside world and the underwater world.

The painting continues around the sides of the box canvas. A painting that creates a calm and tranquil feeling.


Product Reference No: A-214745

Additional information

Weight 4 kg
Dimensions 41 x 1.5 x 41 cm
(Width x Depth x Height)

Louisa J Simpson

I am lucky enough to live and be brought up very close to the Derbyshire countryside., in the United Kingdom. I like to think that the beautiful colours found in nature are reflected in my paintings and I often find inspiration from the strong shapes of flowers. I particularly admire the work of Georgia O'Keefe and I too use a detailed approach and I find the close up cropping and the unusual viewpoint combines a realistic and abstract approach to my work. I initially started out painting still lifes, but I wanted to grab the viewers' attention and offer a different take on this traditional genre. Once I started painting glass objects I loved the way the colours, usually from a floral subject were picked up in the glass and would resonate throughout the canvas and create unusual and intriguing patterns. I started to think how else I could adapt these techniques which has led me to paint my 'Reflections in water' range. Some of my designs in this range are inspired by my visit to the Conservatory at the Pavillion gardens in Buxton, Derbyshire or nearby Aquariums, where the light from a skylight and running water added to the movement on the surface.

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