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Helen Tabor

Helen Tabor

Helen lives and works in the Scottish Borders. Helen was born in Middlesex in 1960 and studied English and History at York University before spending a number of years teaching in The Himalayas before settling in Scotland in 1995.

"All my work is in oil on canvas or board. I usually start with a background of collage which creates a textured, patterned effect on which I can build my painting. I often work with large brushes, applying the paint boldly initially and then refining the image as I develop the painting. Using a collage base gives depth and takes me in interesting directions so that the painting is to some extent led by the interaction between the paint and what is underneath.

My subject matter may be landscape, seascape, still life or figures although my main interests are in the properties of colour, the effects created by the movement of the paint and in the mood I create in a painting.

My inspiration comes from many sources, among them the great scottish pai... [more]

Helen Tabor Autumn Rose

Helen Tabor

Autumn Rose

Oil on Board

Helen Tabor Black Pot and Sunshine Plate

Helen Tabor

Black Pot and Sunshine Plate

Oil on Canvas

Helen Tabor Canal side, Venice

Helen Tabor

Canal side, Venice

Oil on Board

Helen Tabor Cottage with Washing Line

Helen Tabor

Cottage with Washing Line

Oil on Canvas

Helen Tabor Cow and Calf, Late Summer

Helen Tabor

Cow and Calf, Late Summer

Oil on Canvas

Helen Tabor Cows, Late Summer

Helen Tabor

Cows, Late Summer

Oil on Board

Helen Tabor Moonlit Stroll

Helen Tabor

Moonlit Stroll

Oil on Canvas

Helen Tabor Nasturtium

Helen Tabor

Nasturtium

Oil on Canvas

Helen Tabor October Trees

Helen Tabor

October Trees

Oil on Board

Helen Tabor Seascape, Harris

Helen Tabor

Seascape, Harris

Oil on Canvas

Helen Tabor Spring Flowers 1

Helen Tabor

Spring Flowers 1

Oil on Board

Helen Tabor Summer Sea

Helen Tabor

Summer Sea

Oil on Board

Helen Tabor The Little Wood

Helen Tabor

The Little Wood

Oil

Helen Tabor Trees By The Burn

Helen Tabor

Trees By The Burn

Oil

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