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Shiny Copper Tea Kettle

8.00"W x 10.00"H x 0.3"D

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Elo Wobig

Portland, OR

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: oil, kitchen, home decor, home, orange, realism, representational, metal, reflective, shiny, food, food still life, cook, kitchenware, teapot, tea, copper, bronze, classical painting

Media: oil on gessobord

Size: 8"W x 10"H x 0.25"D

Year Created: 2017

Painting: Oil on Wood.

Part of a series of paintings I made emphasizing the weightiness and reflective properties of metal on everyday kitchen items placed on a patterned cloth. As always, I strive to render reality with efficiency and abstraction in my brush strokes.

Keywords: 8x10, tea, teapot, bronze, classic, copper, kitchenware, gold, kettle, kitchen, metal, orange

Since I was a child old enough to wield a writing instrument, I loved drawing and applying color. I did not have formal instruction except drawing and introduction to painting in college but pursued medicine as a career. Over the years, creating for my children and their school projects, family and friends were my only creative outlets. I have taught myself a myriad of art media, craft and digital media skills which continued to develop my sense of design, color and craftsmanship. In 2015 I began committing to keeping a sketch diary, recording visual snapshots of my daily life in ink and watercolor wash. Simultaneously, I painted a 12 x 9 foot grand palace staircase for the school play, which led to a commissioned piece. The overwhelmingly encouraging responses from these two works gave me prompted to dive into to painting seriously. A little after that year, I was painting nearly every day and emboldened to claim the title, artist.

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