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Alison Cowan

Alison Cowan

Born in 1955, Alison studied at the Glasgow School of Art in the mid 70’s and taught for many years in Ayrshire, Glasgow and North Lanarkshire before becoming a full time artist. She was based for a number of years in a studio in Glasgow’s west end, before moving out to Bothwell to give her more space, as demand for her work increased.

Alison paints of range of subjects in her iconic semi-abstract impasto style. She says that her paintings, are generally not representative of specific locations and tend to be a mixture of elements that she feels work well together.

‘I am more interested in how to use bold colour, composition and heavy texture to create dramatic images.  I try to capture a sense of depth and atmosphere through the use very thick paint, vibrant, contrasting colours, light and shade. I rarely use brushes, preferring the use of palette knives to apply thickened paint in stages, building up the structure and texture over a period o... [more]

Alison Cowan Dusky Autumn

Alison Cowan

Dusky Autumn

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Forest Flowers

Alison Cowan

Forest Flowers

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Heavy Snowfall

Alison Cowan

Heavy Snowfall

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Sunshine & Bluebells

Alison Cowan

Sunshine & Bluebells

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Tumbling Leaves

Alison Cowan

Tumbling Leaves

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Woodland Grove

Alison Cowan

Woodland Grove

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Blossom Field

Alison Cowan

Blossom Field

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Blossom on Lime

Alison Cowan

Blossom on Lime

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Daisies on Blue

Alison Cowan

Daisies on Blue

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan First Snow

Alison Cowan

First Snow

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Growing Wild

Alison Cowan

Growing Wild

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Little Gems

Alison Cowan

Little Gems

Acrylic

Alison Cowan Pink Blossom on Green

Alison Cowan

Pink Blossom on Green

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Proud Purple Thistle

Alison Cowan

Proud Purple Thistle

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Rainbow Flourish

Alison Cowan

Rainbow Flourish

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Red Fall

Alison Cowan

Red Fall

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Sea Holly Dance

Alison Cowan

Sea Holly Dance

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Silver Slate Path

Alison Cowan

Silver Slate Path

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Splash of Colour

Alison Cowan

Splash of Colour

Acrylic on canvas

Alison Cowan Verdant

Alison Cowan

Verdant

Acrylic

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