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A purple carpet. by LordLJCornellPhotos A purple carpet. :iconlordljcornellphotos:LordLJCornellPhotos 335 78 La Jolla Sunset 2 by LS-1302 La Jolla Sunset 2 :iconls-1302:LS-1302 69 25 THE FIRST SNOW ON THE SALGIR'S BANKS by Badusev THE FIRST SNOW ON THE SALGIR'S BANKS :iconbadusev:Badusev 199 30 Autumn Has Sprung by artistwilder Autumn Has Sprung :iconartistwilder:artistwilder 152 7 Kjhkjh11 by xuedaixun Kjhkjh11 :iconxuedaixun:xuedaixun 392 7 Study #1 - 2017.7.19 by Nimiszu Study #1 - 2017.7.19 :iconnimiszu:Nimiszu 97 21 Chihiro ( Spirited Away - studio ghibli ) by AnatoFinnstark Chihiro ( Spirited Away - studio ghibli ) :iconanatofinnstark:AnatoFinnstark 1,509 73 Jhhjjh21 by xuedaixun Jhhjjh21 :iconxuedaixun:xuedaixun 122 4 Shark Sketch Psdelux by psdeluxe Shark Sketch Psdelux :iconpsdeluxe:psdeluxe 340 10 Colors at Dusk by ElcinOzcan Colors at Dusk :iconelcinozcan:ElcinOzcan 10 5 CRIMEAN GOTHIA. THE ROCKY CAPES OF BAKLA by Badusev CRIMEAN GOTHIA. THE ROCKY CAPES OF BAKLA :iconbadusev:Badusev 104 22 The Sound of Sunlight by LS-1302 The Sound of Sunlight :iconls-1302:LS-1302 108 21 Diamonds In The Mist by artistwilder Diamonds In The Mist :iconartistwilder:artistwilder 208 15 Indoctrination by TacoSauceNinja Indoctrination :icontacosauceninja:TacoSauceNinja 356 7 Purple Clouds by DiabolicalChainsaws Purple Clouds :icondiabolicalchainsaws:DiabolicalChainsaws 87 10 Tiger by Raipun Tiger :iconraipun:Raipun 564 50



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Tracy Butler
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
I was born in Glasgow and studied at both the Glasgow School of Art and Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London, graduating with an Honours Degree in 1990.

I work in oil, acrylic, chalk pastel and anything else that takes my fancy at the moment. I have had successful solo and joint exhibitions in London, Glasgow and at the Pittenweem Arts Festival and have commissioned work throughout the UK for private clients and companies, including Sun Microsystems and Butlins.

Now living in Glasgow, I have lived in both Canada and South Korea. I have worked for the Royal National Theatre in London and Edinburgh, and on the TV series, Outlander, currently in production for Starz - in the Breakdown and Dye department.

Lately, on top of my painting, I have had the pleasure of writing for EnvatoTuts, an online tutorial website.

You can buy originals and prints of my work on Etsy...

Lately, I have been deciding on the colours I want to use first before painting, and have been loving the results. Limiting my palette has had a very freeing effect on my work, allowing me to solely concentrate on what I am creating and not on what colours I’m going to be using as well. I’ve used a lot of water too which has dictated the shapes and patterns I have used as it flows and moves my paint into its own desired shapes.

I’m going to be exploring this method of painting more, not just because I like the paintings I am producing, but also because I am really enjoying myself.

Summer Wildflowers, along with In the Blue, Dancing and Swaying, and a few other wee paintings will be exhibited at Smithy Gallery in their Affordable Art Show from 24 June – 22 July 2018. The Private View is on Sunday 24 June, 2pm–5pm. You are more than welcome.


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lucytherescuedcat Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Welcome to :icontraditional-art-draw: - a group of traditional artists. We accept all different kind of styles, as long as folder guidelines are followed and, of course, the artwork is traditional. Looking forward to seeing your work in our galleries, and your ideas in our notes! 

If you have any suggestions, or questions, please feel free to contact us!

Have fun!(Enjoy!)
Uproariousorake Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2017   Artist
Hello  Tracy glad you liked the llama ...The llama's name is McGinn his favorite food is jeely piece and his favorite drink is Buckfast tonic wine!!! Wink/Razz 
tracybutlerart Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Aye, well, I'll make sure he's fair fed n watered. It's the least I can do.
theviolentdragon Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2017
Your paintings are really cool!
tracybutlerart Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, I appreciate that.
YOKOKY Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2017  Professional General Artist
thanks friend
spiti84 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
wish you a happy birthday :party: :cake: :party:  :)
tracybutlerart Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, it's much appreciated.
spiti84 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:aww: you´re welcome :)
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