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Blue Scale
Blue Scale
ÔBlue ScaleÕ is an original artwork by Brighton-based artist Martin Varennes-Cooke. The piece is signed by the artist.

Contemporary artist Martin Varennes-Cooke merges fine art with a distinctly Pop Art aesthetic for a truly distinctive style. Working with charcoal and conte crayon, Varennes-CookeÕs prints are richly textured, always saturated in extraordinary colours, and brimming with a vitality that often so escapes printed art.



ÕBlue ScaleÕ depicts a small bird, its head angled upwards to show off its long, spindly beak. Varennes-Cooke captures the creatureÕs richly textured feathering using a fragmented daubing approach that recalls the Renaissance stained glass window, reimagined with a contemporary twist. Mixed with a strong, clashing colour palette of chalk blue and golden sand, ÔBlue ScaleÕ stands out as a gem of contemporary painting.

About The Artist - Martin Varennes-Cooke

Martin is an Artist and Art teacher living and working in Brighton. Originally from the Lake District, he travelled down South 20 years ago to seek his fortune. He is still looking for that elusive fortune, but what he has found is an abundance of inspiration.


He brings a Fine Art approach to a Pop Art aesthetic - after studying Fine Art he has continued to evolve his painting into a colourful, playful and illustrative style. His themes are influenced by a lot of street art, which can mix both human and animal forms in a unique way. Martin’s work predominantly features a signature feathered friend.

Martin has recently turned to painting Landscapes and in particular the two places dear to him - the Lake District and Brighton. Trying to avoid a traditional approach and instead going for a Semi Abstract feel to the work, predominantly using bold colours and a palette knife which allows for more freedom and expression in the marks made. Martin has exhibited extensively in Brighton, and recently in group shows in London and Glasgow.

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ÔBlue ScaleÕ is an original artwork by Brighton-based artist Martin Varennes-Cooke. The piece is signed by the artist.

Contemporary artist Martin Varennes-Cooke merges fine art with a distinctly Pop Art aesthetic for a truly distinctive style. Working with charcoal and conte crayon, Varennes-CookeÕs prints are richly textured, always saturated in extraordinary colours, and brimming with a vitality that often so escapes printed art.



ÕBlue ScaleÕ depicts a small bird, its head angled upwards to show off its long, spindly beak. Varennes-Cooke captures the creatureÕs richly textured feathering using a fragmented daubing approach that recalls the Renaissance stained glass window, reimagined with a contemporary twist. Mixed with a strong, clashing colour palette of chalk blue and golden sand, ÔBlue ScaleÕ stands out as a gem of contemporary painting.

About The Artist - Martin Varennes-Cooke

Martin is an Artist and Art teacher living and working in Brighton. Originally from the Lake District, he travelled down South 20 years ago to seek his fortune. He is still looking for that elusive fortune, but what he has found is an abundance of inspiration.


He brings a Fine Art approach to a Pop Art aesthetic - after studying Fine Art he has continued to evolve his painting into a colourful, playful and illustrative style. His themes are influenced by a lot of street art, which can mix both human and animal forms in a unique way. Martin’s work predominantly features a signature feathered friend.

Martin has recently turned to painting Landscapes and in particular the two places dear to him - the Lake District and Brighton. Trying to avoid a traditional approach and instead going for a Semi Abstract feel to the work, predominantly using bold colours and a palette knife which allows for more freedom and expression in the marks made. Martin has exhibited extensively in Brighton, and recently in group shows in London and Glasgow.

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This artwork ships from the UK.

Shipping costs will be calculated automatically at checkout depending on your shipping address. We aim to dispatch unframed prints within 10 working days of receiving your order but sometimes, it may take longer. We’ll keep you informed by email on the progress of your order. Custom framed artworks are usually dispatched within 21 working days of receiving your order, but sometimes might take longer. You will be contacted by our courier service to arrange delivery.

Please note that your order may be subject to import duties and fees upon delivery, depending on your shipping destination.

If you have an account, you can also log in and track the progress of your order. If you're not entirely happy with your artwork, you can return it to us within 14 days and choose a replacement or receive a full refund. Our returns policy excludes artworks that are made to order, such as artwork that has been custom framed, timed releases or commissioned artworks. These cannot be returned unless they are faulty.

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