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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 21: Soaring Door

She may appear still but she has all the moves. Her fizzling vibrations expand out into the air, scintillating and giving colour at every turn. She takes a deep breath and her voice soars – what song do you hear […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 20: Queen Bee Door

She feels like the queen bee of doors, she even has her own permanent red carpet!   Queen Bee Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/store/p542/Queen_Bee_Door.html

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 19: Wise Door

This lady is a wise one. She possesses the kind of wisdom that ripens with age and integrity – and it’s catching to those discerning folk around her. Her colours seep into her surroundings., marking out her territory and creating […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 18: Quiet Door

She’s sitting proudly in her subtle shades, in amongst her less than subtle neighbours. Exuding a much envied quiet confidence, she knows who she is and is comfy in her own skin. Quiet Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 17: Sunny Surround Door

She’s positively aglow and feeling in full vibrancy. She adores the trailing plants against her sunny surround. It’s natural for her to flow into the trance of appreciating all around her and being appreciated in return before she gently retreats […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 16: Sleepy Door

She sleepily twitches the latch and settles back into her nook, cosseted by the cushion of green lushness. Like a dog snoozing with one ear cocked, those bright hues so roughly hidden give away her true alertness. Sleepy Door (mixed […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 14: Meditative Door

Recharging in those quiet times, this small, much-used hotel entrance gives love in her welcome by the bucket load to her weary travellers. She doesn’t receive much love back as she’s repeatedly slammed to and fro. She tries to keep […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 13: Peeking Door

Flowers are upturned, petals scattered and she’s happily hiding, hoping that the right one will discover her shyly peeking from under the blooms. Peeking Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/store/p535/Peeking_Door.html

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 12: Marshmallow Door

She’s soft and squishy in a kind of marshmallow way. Beautifully painted and the kind of gal you can disclose your thoughts to her confidential ear. She’s discerning about whom she bestows her confidences to though, the door to her […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 11: Come To Rest Door

Leaves scatter in the wind and come to rest on the doormat. She blinks, smiles, opens her shutters and the world seems a brighter place. Come To Rest Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/store/p533/Come_To_Rest_Door.html

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 10: Hidden Jewels Door

Nestled amongst random facings there’s a faint outline of what lies behind the stone exterior. Sparkling light leads and yet scatters the eye as this door does her best to hide her brilliance – look closely to find the jewels. […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 8: Magnetising Door

She’s a magnetising harmoniser whose entrance sits on a corner. Being beautifully festooned when she can be and making the most of what she has is her main wish. Her paint is bright, as are her flowers and smile. Magnetising […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 7: Vibrant Door

Flames of vibrant energy flow from her every hinge and surface, like a pot of power at the end of a rainbow. Vibrant Door (mixed media on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/store/p529/Vibrant_Door.html

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 6: Invitation Door

Plants always grow near her and people gravitate towards the inviting ramshackle warmth that her constant glow emanates. She listens, infuses with uplifting energy and they feel nurtured. ​Who nurtures her? Does she have someone to turn to? Invitation Door […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 5: Mossy Moments Door

It’s been almost a year of hibernation and the undergrowth has excelled in developing mossy moments over all available surfaces. She’s resolved to sit amongst the protection of those green depths – but always wears the brightest of hats to […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 4

Her beautiful brilliance is set back a little from the main hubbub of life, yet there’s no doubting her cool knowing once her blue hues catch the eye. She could be easily written off as an ice maiden unless you […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 3

It’s been a day of turmoil in so many ways and her mind is threatening to let all those judgements take root, change her colours, make her fade. She unwinds her hair, sees a sparkling glisten in the strands and […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 2

She’s a little weary and her mascara has smudged. Her lipstick has faded so you can just make out the edges and everything has sort of smeared. This lady hung up her dancing shoes a while ago but her heart […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 1

Rusty bolts, warped wood and stuck locks – this door is living in her memories of times gone by. Dreams and hope of several generations still reside in faithfully applied layers of paint that peek out as others peel and […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, The Collection

Abstract Doorways (mixed media on canvas board) The palette knife has been cleaned, the collage papers tidied and the paints stowed away – for now. Here’s all my paintings of the last thirty days. I’m proud for having tried something […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 30

door#30 (mixed media on canvas board) Vivid hues peek through their wintry anchors as bright spring light warms their spirits. Door hinges relax and make a toast to the new season. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 29

door#29 (mixed media on canvas board) What you do think this door would like to tell you? Do the vibrancy of the colours denote cheerfulness or a bright façade? What stories does it hold? click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 28

door#28 (mixed media on canvas board) Gusts sweep through the blossoming trees like an arm that exists purely for gathering those pink petals. As it pauses momentarily, they make their escape and create a cerise and blancmange downpour, surprising the […]

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