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Shifting Sketchy Sky

16.00"W x 12.00"H x 0.3"D

$500 (Shipping Included)

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: ny, upstate, poles, telephone, impressionism, contemporary, plein-air, farm, sky, landscape, morning, hay, road, wires

Media: oil on panel, linen

Size: 16"W x 12"H x 0.25"D

Year Created: 2018

Shifting colors in the morning sky, creating distance, energy, and luminosity. There is a transparent burnt umber layer of paint that pokes through the top layers in the sky. This sketchy quality begins to become abstract, then the telephone wires, poles and tractor tracks create the illusion of depth.
I painted this last September. This spot is along a very popular loop trail in Bellvale, NY. I have painted in this spot many times, but this was first time I faced in this direction. There are 360 degrees views in this spot.

Janet is an award winning, professional fine artist who is passionate about painting. Born and raised in Staten Island, NY, Janet went to High School of Art & Design in NYC. After graduating Pratt with a BFA in painting Janet worked as a graphic designer for major name brand manufacturers in NY creating packaging, catalogs, and websites. Through this period she never stopped painting. Currently Janet is painting events every weekend mainly in the NY tristate area. Her studio has taken over the living areas of the house. Janet serves on the board of directors at the Orange County Arts Council and is an advocate for local arts in her community. She runs a figure drawing group at the Seligmann Center and Milkweed Community space in Sugarloaf, NY. Janet is also passionate about being outdoors, gardening, and cooking.

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