Lesley Mackenzie

'Nysted, a Danish pearl', 'The illuminated figure' and 'Danish woodscapes'

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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Lesson learnt by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic 42 cm x 60cm
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Reflection by Lesley Mackenzie
42 x 60
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Aalholm evening by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
5 months ago 
Nysted evening colours by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic -40 cm x -50 cm
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
Femų gold by Lesley Mackenzie
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
Nysted boats by Lesley Mackenzie
42cm x 60cm
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
Stubberup sky and sea by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
8 months ago 
Fisker Mads by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
9 months ago 
Redcurrants by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic 24 cm x 30cm
 
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michael pieczonka 8 months ago
very nice light.
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
9 months ago 
Patchwork Quilt by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic 55 cm x 36 cm
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Stubberup quiet by Lesley Mackenzie
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Hestehovede by Lesley Mackenzie
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Nakskov by Lesley Mackenzie
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Bongo puppy week 23 by Lesley Mackenzie
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Nysted havn by Lesley Mackenzie
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
IMG_4727 by Lesley Mackenzie
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Dead tree roost by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic 42cm x 60cm
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Secret pavilion Nysted by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic 42 cm x 60cm
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
IMG_3137 by Lesley Mackenzie
42 cm x 60 cm
 
 

 
Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
Aalholm park by Lesley Mackenzie
42 x 60
 
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Lesley Mackenzie Posted Artwork 
15 months ago 
Two ridgebacks and Findus by Lesley Mackenzie
Acrylic 60 cm x 42 cm
 
 

 



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Biography
I am living and working in Brighton UK and spend much of my time in Denmark.
My career has spanned 38 years in figurative fiction illustration which has given me the grounding and discipline needed for new painting projects.   
 
Nysted, a Danish pearl.
My second home is in Nysted, an historic harbour town about as far south as possible in Denmark.  Nysted is surrounded by forest, natural coastline, farmland, flat landscape and lots of sky.  It is a place of much beauty and therefore is very inspirational for a painter.  My work in progress is a collection of paintings from Nysted and it's surroundings.  
 
The illuminated figure.
The human form has also been a focus of my work and has developed into this collection of enhanced figurative paintings.  I am painting the nude from life and embellishing with gold and silver leaf in the studio, breathing light into the negative space, lifting the traditional into the contemporary.
 
Danish woodscapes.
Away from the figurative and realism, the Danish woodscape paintings are a play with colour exaggeration, textural painting with knife and brush, an attempt to capture a flavour of the beauty in this natural environment that I have been fortunate enough to explore.
 
 
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