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Martin J Leighton
Martin in his studio
Martin J Leighton 2018
....................................................Fleeting Moments

Martin's figurative works are both sensual and thought provoking, capturing those moments in time that tell a fuller story.

Artist Details: Working from his studio in Weymouth, a stone's throw away from the beautiful Dorset coastline, Martin is a self-taught traditional artist specialising in oils on canvas of mainly figurative and landscape subjects. His paintings are realistic but not photographic, capturing the contrast between light and dark, the depth of shine and shadow and the fleeting moments of mood and atmosphere.

For the last fourteen years he has run his own gallery in Weymouth before retiring to concentrate on painting at a more leisurely pace. He has also exhibited wildlife paintings in South Africa winning important commissions over there. His work is becoming increasingly collectable both home and abroad.

'I never tire of figurative painting as I find it satisfying to touch on the poignancy of personal moments and the inter-relationships that occur.' Martin Leighton

Martin Leighton oil painting 'Good News'
Good News - NEW
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 56 x 66 cms
Price: £ 1500
Martin Leighton original 'Cooling Off'
Cooling Off
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24")
Price: £ 1500
Martin Leighton oil painting 'Harmony'
Harmony
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (18 x 24")
Framed size: 66 x 82cms (26 x 32")
£1400
Martin Leighton oil painting 'Receding Tide'
Receding Tide
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size:61.5 x 52 cms 24 x 20.5")
£1500
Martin Leighton original 'Waiting for your call'
Waiting for your Call
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (24" x 20")
Framed size: 80 x 70cms (31.5" x 27.5")
Price: £2000
Martin Leigton oil painting 'In Conversation'
In Conversation
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24")
£1500
Martin Leighton original 'Flawless Day'
Flawless Day
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24")
Price: £ 1500
Martin Leighton oil painting 'Weekend Fun'
Weekend Fun
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 40 x 50 cms (16 x 20")
Framed size: 59 x 69 cms (23 x 27")
£1250
Martin Leighton original 'Catching the Breeze'
Catching the Breeze
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24")
Price: £ 1500


Martin Leighton original 'Day Trip'
Day Trip - sold
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24")
Martin Leighton original 'Day Dreaming'
Day Dreaming - sold
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24")
Price: £ 1500
Martin Leighton original 'Sunllight and Shadows'
Sunlight and Shadows - sold
Original Oil Painting
Canvas size: 50 x 40 cms (20 x 16")
Framed size: 70 x 60cms (28 x 24") Price: £ 1500