Sunday, March 8, 2009

This is a tall porcelain vase with magnolias painted on it. Only flat pieces have been posted so far, so I thought I'd post a dimensional piece. I wanted something striking because it would be a centerpiece at a convention banquet and then someone at the table would win it. 20 vases were being painted by different artists - all this shape vase. Since most porcelain artists do beautiful pastel colors, I went for chocolate brown.  I like to paint white subjects and use lots of subtle colors in creating the form.  I sometimes feel like my paintings are children that I am sending out into the world.  They are a part of me.  I hope you have a happy home Magnolia.  

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