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Still Life with Copper Kettle by MountainInspirations Still Life with Copper Kettle by MountainInspirations
Still Life with Copper Kettle, pastel on sanded paper, 9 x 12. completed 3/27/11. In the reflective nature of objects is an abstract painting in a recognizable shape.
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RainySkyz Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011   Writer
I love the copper and especially the reflections. Including that on the apple. So cute. And so very attractive!
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MountainInspirations Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
My pastel teacher said something before I painted this that sparked an "aha" moment for me.. she said that reflective surfaces are like and abstract painting in a recognizable shape. So, within that copper pot is an abstract painting! You can see the reflections of the windows and the other students in there somewhere. Now I'm searching for more reflective stuff to paint.... she's created a monster.
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RainySkyz Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011   Writer
What a cool idea! I'll have to remember about the abstract reflections. It's true -- it's what we see -- depending upon how curved, convoluted, or distorted the item.
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MountainInspirations Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
all of a sudden I "get" abstract painting! Might even do one myself...
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BRipin Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
Nice, nice! You really caught the copper effect beautifully. Barrie
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GOTYCKI Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011   Traditional Artist
:)
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