Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Ford 9 Inch

This is an old painting that I did during my "car parts" phase. I loved looking at all the car parts that my husband would have lying around, so I decided to try to paint a few of them. This was painted from life. I really love the intricacy and wild compositions that I could get with the parts, but the colors are decidedly dull , almost uniformly dull metal color and/or rust color, so I found myself really having to punch up the color to keep it from looking too monochromatic.
Oil on Canvas
12" x 18"

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