I’ve received so much interest on twitter from authors who are interested in using my paintings in relation to my work; I thought I’d just write out a quick post to explain how this can work. Firstly all my paintings are original and mainly in watercolour. For a brief history have a look at my […]
About matt forster
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Broadly speaking the paintings are approximately 12 x 9 inches or 320 x 220m. When mounted and framed the total external size is again roughly 14 x 18 inches or 350 x 480mm. If you would like one simply email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, I’ll get back to you as soon as I […]
Occasionally I get around to sorting through the various piles of old work I have here in my studio in Hexham. Here are some large scale felt tip studies from 2005. They are all roughly 105 x 75 cm so really quite large. Email me at email@example.com with any questions. […]
The past two weeks has seen me reworking a theme I keep returning to. These paintings are all taken from an initial painting similar to the one below. Essentially I apply 3 washes The first covers the entire paper and may change in tone or colour, or even both. So yellow adding blue to green […]
When I returned from New Zealand in 2003 these were among the first paintings I completed. I had been using black and white emulsion paint you can read in more detail about this in my retrospective book http://mjforster.com/retrospective-book/ I was never able to find the same sort of paint I had been using down under, this […]
So the idea of altering an existing image by dismantling it and rearranging it has always been a fascination. I’ve recently returned to this. The first image 50 x 70cm is achieved by 15mm strips then moved vertically in an undulating 3 strip pattern. These first 5 paintings are all mountain images. The second painting […]
In late May 2016 I decided to go back and try some still life work out painting from observation in the Studio. I started with bananas always a great subject with watercolour. All the paintings featured here are original watercolours at 22 x 30 inches. It didn’t take me long to start playing around with […]
A small sample of some of my very latest Abstract work. To view the full gallery follow this link http://mjforster.com/abstract-gallery/ I’ve also made a short video for a more detailed view https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RT-OSjnNd4
My next London show is at The Other Art Fair http://www.theotherartfair.com/ site on the 7th to the 10th of April. This is my 8th appearance at this dynamic and evolving art fair. I’ve a bigger stand than usual and will be dividing my work into my Uberpainting/traditional landscape and my abstract work I’ve been […]
MJ Forster – Artist
In Northumberland lives an artist who brings landscapes to life in ways no one has ever explored before.
Watercolours flow through MJ Forster’s veins, unleashing creativity and redefining many beloved British landscapes.
Pure watercolours. Pure revelation. Pure inspiration.
If it’s true that pictures speak louder than words – MJ Forster paintings may leave you speechless.
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M J Forster Studio
2nd & 3rd floor
10 Market Place
07545 696 747