Friday, November 30, 2007

Ribbon (sold)

Ribbon, oil on canvas, 5" X 5", 2007

(on hold)

e-mail me for purchase information

I've had an idea
for awhile to paint some knots. I even have a book of knots to prepare. That idea was in the back of my head when I spent some time over at Karen Appleton's blog recently. She has spent considerable time with elaborate bows (basically just fancy knots), and has a wonderful body of work. So you can see where the work above germinated.

The ribbon itself proved to be a challenge-- it is a very pale iridescent yellow, of a material that is sheer enough to be translucent.

I think the next one will be rope.

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