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Melanie Currie-Unsworth

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Melanie Currie Unsworth is a self-taught
Canadian artist. Living on the island of Cape
Breton, she draws her inspiration from the rugged
landscape and ever-changing seasons. Melanie
has had a long-standing involvement with the arts
over her lifetime. Many of the skills she acquired
from her work as a chef and wedding cake
designer translate into practice with creating painted work.
What truly captivates Melanie are the abstract qualities
found in nature. She is fascinated by the varied lines, shapes,
shadows, and colours which exist around us.
Melanie uses a combination of palette knives and brushes
to fabricate the depth, tone, and colour of the subjects. While
staying true to portrayal of realistic elements (i.e. form of trees),
she prefers to incorporate hues and tones from the environment
at large. An example of this would be reflecting colours of the
evening sky in the branches and leaves of the trees portrayed.
The intention of this is to infuse realistic elements with abstract
overtones. She also employs metallic paints and pouring
medium to create an effect similar to stained glass.


 

  • Beyond the Birch (fallen)
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    Beyond the Birch (fallen)

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    Acrylic

    18" x 24"

     

     

     

     

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  • Beyond the Birch VI
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    Beyond the Birch VI

    $135.00

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    Acrylic

    12" x 9"

     

     

     

     

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  • Beyond the Birch V
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    Beyond the Birch V

    $195.00

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    Acrylic

    14" x 11"

     

     

     

     

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  • Beyond the Birch IV
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    Beyond the Birch IV

    $240.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    12" x 16"

     

     

     

     

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  • Beyond the Birch III
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    Beyond the Birch III

    $135.00

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    Acrylic

    12" x 9"

     

     

     

     

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  • Beyond the Birch II
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    Beyond the Birch II

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    14" x 11"

     

     

     

     

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  • Beyond the Birch
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    Beyond the Birch

    $540.00

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    Acrylic

    24" x 18"

     

     

     

     

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  • geometric grid of raised gold lines filled with dark purple resin by Nova Scotia artist Melanie Currie-Unsworth
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    Blackberry

    $125.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    10" x 10"

     

     

     

     

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  • gridded network of raised gold lines filled with various shades of blue resin by nova scotia artist Melanie Unsworth-Currie
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    The Ocean

    $195.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    14" x 11"

     

     

     

     

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  • gridded network of raised gold lines filled with various shades of pink resin by nova scotia artist Melanie Unsworth-Currie
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    Wild Rose

    $250.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    20" x 10"

     

     

     

     

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  • abstract painting featuring a gridded network of raised gold lines filled with various yellow shades of resin by nova scotia artist Melanie Unsworth-Currie
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    Forsythia

    $80.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    8" x 8"

     

     

     

     

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  • abstract painting featuring a gridded network of raised gold lines filled with various lilac shades of resin by nova scotia artist Melanie Unsworth-Currie
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    Lilac

    $240.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    16" x 12"

     

     

     

     

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  • Emerald Forest II
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    Emerald Forest II

    $540.00

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    Acrylic

    24" x 18"

     

     

     

     

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  • image shows an abstracted simple landscape. Half of the canvas features a gridded network of raised gold lines filled with black resin resting on top is a simplistic rendering of coniferous outlined in raised gold.
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    Emerald Forest

    $900.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    30" x 24"


     

     

     

     

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  • simplistic landscape featuring a large tree, the leaves made up of a grid of raised gold lines filled with green resin. Behind are white coniferous trees outlined in gold resin. Painting is by Melanie Unsworth-Currie.
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    Tales of the Forest II

    $600.00

    Melanie Currie-Unsworth

    Acrylic

    20" x 24"

     

     

     

     

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  • Tales of the Forest I
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    Tales of the Forest I

    $540.00

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    Acrylic

    24" x 18"

     

     

     

     

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