Featured Artist Terri Lloyd | Artsy Shark

Featured Artist Terri Lloyd | Artsy Shark

Artist Terri Lloyd offers a quirky assortment of figurative paintings produced in her unique modern design. Obtain a lot more of her portfolio by viewing her web site.


Acrylic figurative painting by artist Terri Lloyd

“Camino Encanto” acrylic on paper, 18″ x 24″


I have each digital and standard artwork producing expertise. For the longest time I avoided painting. I felt my standard operate wouldn’t measure up to my digital perform. The loss of life of my father in 2017 was the catalyst that returned me to painting.


Figurative painting of a girl by Terri Lloyd

“A Lesson in Conformity” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″ x 2.5″


I expended a calendar year unlearning all I knew about painting. The to start with step was to change palms and paint with my non-dominant hand. This would suspend my internal critic and give me the independence to establish an reliable voice. The up coming stage was to only paint on paper so my interior artist wouldn’t get in the way of the method.


painting of a group of people on a couch by Terri Lloyd

“The Couch” acrylic on canvas, 36″ x 24″ x 2.5″


When the still left-handed will work turned superior, I returned my brush to my dominant hand. And I returned to painting on canvas.


painting of two women in conversation by Terri Lloyd

“The Incantation” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″ x 2.5″


At this place, I commenced exploiting old loved ones shots for content. The images are quirky and absence composition. This pushed me to take pitfalls of my possess, normally pealing away what or who isn’t necessary. I’m no for a longer period fascinated in the arthritic agony of technical excellence. Telling a tale with as minor sound as achievable delivers clarity. A clarity of emotion rather than photographic or historic precision.


painting of a monk preparing ashes by Terri Lloyd

“The Reluctant Monk Prepares Her Mother’s Ashes” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″ x 2.5″


It was by my series, In The Court docket Of The Easter Queen, that I identified a new voice.


painting about instant coffee by Terri Lloyd

“Instant Coffee” acrylic on paper, 18″ x 24″


But, it’s not adequate for me to only paint. This previous 12 months, I realized that powering each and every system of perform, at the rear of just about every portray is a story that requires telling.


Painting of two girls in the snow by Terri Lloyd

“Irish Snow Twins” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″ x 2.5″


It doesn’t do the work justice to not incorporate the tales, the figures, the gatherings that tell the portray. So, I took the tales and the paintings to movie for a additional three dimensional knowledge.


Painting of two girls and a philodendron by artist Terri Lloyd

“Happy Philodendron” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″ x 2.5″


Video not only allows me to explain to a tale, it allows me to set the tone and cadence for our journey collectively. I use each first visual written content and stock online video and new music articles. I generate and edit all the tales myself. Modifying looks to be a under no circumstances-ending course of action.


Featured Artist Terri Lloyd | Artsy Shark

“Learning To Become Objects” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 66″ x 2.5″


Themes that affect each my visible artwork and storytelling are: Grief and loss The Hero’s Journey and archetypes humor and absurdity and zeitgeist. At the time in a although, I allow banality slip in.


Quirky figurative painting by Terri Lloyd

“Say Mrs. Sippy” acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 36″ x 2.5″


For me, the act of telling a tale creates link. A further relationship than hunting at a portray. It opens up liminal area. In that space I give you a piece of me and I remember who I am.


Terri Lloyd invites you to observe her on Fb and Instagram.


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