Fiona Smith “Pouring Bowl 1” Still Life Art

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  • About this work of Art

    Pouring Bowl 1, original painting by Fiona Smith, acrylic on board, 30.5 x 25.5 cm. Still Life Art, Contemporary Art, Ceramic Art

    This painting is sold framed in a white frame, size of framed work 38 x 32.5 cm.

    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, all I know is 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 .


  • Additional information
    • Size : H 38 cm x W 32.5 cm
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