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Lanterns Door

Come in, come in! Mind my lanterns. Look at them burning so brightly, aren’t they pretty? Makes you want to sing doesn’t it? Good job you’re here. Gather round. How about a spot of Good King Wenceslas? Lanterns Door (mixed […]

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It’s Christmas Door

It’s Christmas! I’m all ready and waiting for the big day. Notice my red decorations and twinkly lights 😊. Now when’s Santa arriving so I can get them to polish my handles? It’s Christmas Door (mixed media painting on canvas […]

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Not Too Flashy Door

‘Ok, you can decorate me’ she huffs. ‘Just don’t make me too flashy like her down the road’. So she’s been subtly festooned and secretly quite likes her berries and ribbons (she won’t let you know it though!). Not Too […]

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Frothy Red Surround Door

Sitting snuggly under her frothy red surround, she peers out from her new fringe to see if her neighbours have a garland as glamorous as she. Frothy Red Surround Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Click here to […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 28: Confetti Door

She’s sitting pretty at the top of the steps, enjoying the petal confetti whirling around her in the breeze. Confetti Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/store/p551/Confetti_Door.html Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/lynneforrester

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 27: Eclectic Door

A little mossy around the edges and in the skirting of her petticoats. Her soul shines through in an eclectic mix of billowing layers. Eclectic Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: https://www.lynneforrester.com/store/p550/Eclectic_Door.html Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/lynneforrester

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 26: Resolute Door

Staunchly set under a heavy-thatched fringe, she’s gleamingly resolute in her standing. She may be a little dishevelled (it’s been a long night) but can hold her own with any the others. Resolute Door (mixed media on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 25: Quizzical Door

She yawns and raises a quizzical eyebrow to observe the frost that’s settled around her, and snuggles herself back into her deep nook. Time for the outside elements to stay outside today. Quizzical Door (mixed media painting on canvas board, […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 24: Ghost Door

Sometimes she feels like she’s barely there at all but she’s held in existence by those around her. No matter how ghostly her sense, sparks of previous colourful personality pop through in sharp edges and shades. Ghost Door (mixed media […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 23: Bedraggled Door

Bedraggled amongst her branches, leaves draped wetly so that she dries out secondarily to all of those around her. Sometimes she just has to gather her gumption and apply depths of patience that she didn’t know she had. Bedraggled Door […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 22: Chilli Door

Festooned in chilli garlands, she’s resplendent in her colourful corridor. She doesn’t need to be seen by millions, just joining her cheery decorative companions in their merriment (and she might mischievously drop a surprise present on the heads of people […]

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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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