New Kerry Darlington Edition - Full of Fairies and Wizards

March 11, 2017

New Kerry Darlington Edition - Full of Fairies and Wizards

This newest piece was often painted outdoors to ensure the touch of fresh air was felt within the brushstrokes and transferred into the characters.

Wyecliffe’s Anthony and Ben visited the artist early last week to witness the progress in the final stages of creation, filming Darlington at her easel beside a river against the Welsh countryside. Losing a drone to the water in the process, which wasn't Anthony's fault although he bravely attempted it's rescue...

The finished painting is mesmerising homage to the beauty of the night, the new edition from Kerry Darlington will delight collectors who possess the celebrated early work Midnight Garden. Referencing latter sell out pieces Fairy Lights and Fairy Lanterns, the palette radiates in an ensemble tone of deep inky blues, rich indigo violet and pops of luminous colour. 

New Kerry Darlington Release - Fairys and Wizards

Bathed in the light of the full moon, the silver bark of an ancient tree glitters amidst a cast of mythical folk; faeries, pixies and imps dance under the reaching branches.  Threads of cobwebs shine bright, weaving amongst the bright lanterns.  An enchanting lyrical composition, the new work from Kerry Darlington will leave a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

Kerry Darlington reveals a little more about the new edition

“Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

"The oldest most ancient folklore tells us that the faeries gather together on Moonlight nights under the most ancient trees, to sing and dance and drink flower nectar.The Faerie kindred love to get together under the full moon, they harness her energy to help protect and guard the plant kingdom. On such nights the trees are fiercely protected. If upon hearing the faery-song you are foolish enough to wander near these trees, you may trip up, have your belongings hidden or find yourself pinched by little faerie fingers.

There are many different types of faerie. Some are real tricksters, these are the least likely to be seen by the human eye as they will shapeshift and make mischief with the human folk. Others just want to dance and sing and play games. Sometimes you can just about make out their aura, although they can change their bodies to be either seen or unseen at will. Will O' the Wisp, traditionally known as Ignis Fatuus, appear as phosphorescent lights and may be seen lighting up the faerie lanterns on such nights."

We worked alongside the artist to bring a little of what she sees in her mind to the screen so that collectors can share in her intense imagination. See a snippet of the film here:

 

 

 






Also in News

Kerry Darlington - Alice Finds the Little Door
Kerry Darlington - Alice Finds the Little Door

October 05, 2018

Kerry Darlington's new Alice in Wonderland release is almost upon us... And the first preview images are here! The first glimpse of this amazing new Unique Edition 'Alice Finds the Little Door' features some of Alice's greatest icons.

View full article →

David Renshaw - A New York Fairytale Boutique Edition
David Renshaw - A New York Fairytale Boutique Edition

September 24, 2018

David Renshaw's Ted and Doris take to the City that Never Sleeps! Discover the inspiration and creation of Wyecliffe's Exclusive Edition here...

View full article →

Meet the Kerry Darlington Collector
Meet the Kerry Darlington Collector

September 21, 2018

Kerry Darlington is the UK's biggest selling artist: inspiring passionate followers from all walks of life. In this exclusive article, we invite you into the home of one of the world's premier Darlington collectors; for a candid account of how his appreciation of Kerry's works became a lifestyle.

View full article →

171 + 172 + 173 + 175 + 180 + 181 + 182 + 183 + 184 +