Merilyn Chappel

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An interior designer and journalist, Merilyn Chappel has been painting for over 25 years. Initially a watercolour artist, her work has evolved to encompass other mediums including acrylics and inks, but more recently mixed media. This foray into mixed media has resulted in uniquely textured, impressionistic works but these still exhibit Merilyn’s dramatic use of colour and design. Merilyn’s subject matter varies considerably from large dramatic landscapes to small interiors; from bold and colourful fruits to sensitively painted flowers; from Australian stockmen to French villages; from African giraffes to Australian dairy herds; from Sydney sailboats to outback towns – even shoes, hats and teacups have a look in!

The Distant Horizon

This new collection of artworks is a visually exciting presentation of Australia’s ‘big outdoors’. From distant sunrises over the far horizon of a rolling sea to the dramatic horizon of an outback property waiting for the storm to arrive with its welcome rain.
Using mixed media including watercolours, acrylic paints and inks, pure pigments, watercolour crayons and pastels, this collection is true to Merilyn’s hallmark of careful design and intense colour.
This is Australia, and creativity, at its best!