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Suspended

24.00"W x 36.00"H x 1.0"D

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Karalee Scott

Kingwood, TX

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: figure, colorfull, female dancer, dance, subtle, large, contemporary art, dancer, female figure, watercolor

Media: watercolor on paper

Size: 24"W x 36"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2015

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Suspended is a piece from my series on Dancers. The concept is to display the struggle a dancer has as they use their bodies to display graceful poses. Through thin washes, I manifested each dancers emotion into gradations of color and composition.

I work with both oil and watercolor and use very similar applications with both mediums. The codependency of color placement and its intensity play a vital role in presenting the current thoughts and emotions of the figures. I choose to place vibrant strokes of color around the eyes of the figures to exaggerate the emotion behind the eyes. With these portraiture's I strive to present a still display of emotion. Instead of simply displaying a realistic copy of the figure, I choose to exaggerate and add color that is not there to subtly enhance the display of emotion.

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