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Glass Study with Cherries
Media:  Oil on Stretched Canvas
Genre:  Still Life
Size: 6x6 in
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Ending Time:
Oct 26, 2016 6:00 PM  (CDT) 
5 days 39 min
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Artist's Notes

Artist's Notes:

I've been really tied up getting ready for the Fred Oldfield Show coming up this weekend. I painted this before all the chaos started with packing up and framing paintings, preparing gicle├ęs and purchasing new equipment for my booth. All that behind me now, I'm finally back in my studio where I can finally relax and get back to doing what I do.

This little painting is about depth and light atmosphere. I'm starting to realize what authenticity means - to me anyway. I like to experiment and study new areas in painting but sometimes when I do, it just feels wrong. Like it's phony. Fake. When I just start putting in colors or strokes for the sake of - what if I did this, or that (usually because someone else did it and it looked interesting) ... But you dont know if you dont try, right?

What I am finding, for now anyway, is that depth and atmosphere are home for me. Yes, my paintings are a little dark in that they lack bright cheerfulness. I like to think of it as old worldly and a little moody maybe. But it's what I see when I paint - for the most part. So it's what I paint and that makes it authentic - for me.

This little painting is authentic. It's my little jar and actual, real cherries before they died in my studio. There was a reddish background that I integrated the foreground with. Was it hazy in my studio? No. But I prefer a simplified background to a drapey one. And I want depth. I also want it to be quiet. I think this painting accomplished that even with the dominant use of red which is commonly know to arouse anger and appetite I'm told.

Anyway, this is what I saw and frankly, how I paint. Thanks for taking the time to read my blurb! :)

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This painting will be securely packaged for shipping and ready to frame or place frame-less in a decorative table top easel. All sides are painted and the back is covered for a finished, unframed look.
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