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Purity & the Palms

12"W x 12"H x 1.0"D

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Melinda Patrick

MAGNOLIA, TX

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: acrylic, vintage, neon sign, neon, galveston, palms, coastal, texas artist

Media: acrylic on canvas

Size: 12"W x 12"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2017

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Vintage neon sign in Galveston, Texas. I think you can still get the ice cream at LaKing's on the Strand. Purity was an ice cream factory exclusive to Galveston, before my time. But the sign still stands. No telling how many hurricanes flew past it leaving only a little more rust.

Melinda Patrick began developing her art when she was a very young child. Her paintings are her vision of the places she loves, the colorful cityscapes and ordinary people that catch her eye. I was interested in art from an early age and was mentored by my Grandfather, an accomplished photographer and painter. Earning my Bachelor of Fine Art at the San Francisco Art Institute, I developed my art in oil. Many years spent as a graphic designer has changed my perspective and my recent medium of preference is acrylics. I use the fast drying time of acrylics to achieve crisp results. While I do work in other mediums, such as gouache and ink, it's acrylics on canvas that captures most of my creative spirit. She lives, works and paints in a pine forest near her native Houston.

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