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“Three in a Row “Still Life Art, Contemporary Painting, Ceramic Art
Original Acrylic painting on board.
This painting is sold framed. Framed dimensions 69cm x 38.5 cm x 3.5 cm. The artist Fiona Smith comments “My background is in teaching and, briefly, millinery, but I had always enjoyed drawing and started painting a few years ago. A potter friend gave me one of her beautiful bowls and I fell in love with its clean lines and tactile shape and wanted to try and capture its stillness. Symbolically bowls are said to be containers for the soul, I know that I feel very calm and peaceful when I paint them.I build up the colour in multiple layers of paint, applying the paint quite thinly and then wiping away most of each layer until only a trace of colour remains.”
What Wychwood Art say : We love these ceramic vessel paintings . They combine subtlety and chiaroscuro to the works. The influence of the great Italian painter Giorgio Morandi is also evident in Fiona Smith’s paintings.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giorgio_Morandi .
Size: H:38.5 cm x W:69 cm