Still Life of a Pair of Bookends - Portrait of a Man in Orange

9.00"W x 12.00"H x 0.3"D

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Rachael Florence


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: orange, bust, books, bookends, still life, man, portrait

Media: oil on gessobord

Size: 9"W x 12"H x 0.25"D

Year Created: 2016

I painted this piece because I loved how the flat side of each of the bookends made a very interesting surface to paint. I added an orange background to pick up interesting reflections. This piece is oil on archival gessoboard, so framing is optional.

The day I walked into my first painting class changed the way I see the world. I love to study the shapes, colors, and light around me. I am a diligent student constantly trying to expand my understanding of different techniques in oil and watercolor. I often set up lessons for myself and don’t move for hours once I get started on a piece. Painting is my reward.

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