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Abraham Lincoln

12.00"W x 16.00"H x 0.2"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: grisaille, war, civil, states, united, lincoln, patriotic, realism, president

Media: oil on canvas, panel

Size: 12"W x 16"H x 0.2"D

Year Created: 2018

This is a grisaille painting done with just two colors of paint. It was a interesting challenge controlling the lights and the darks and doing a face familiar to most people. This is oils on a canvas panel and would need a frame.

There's a compulsion to interpret visual moments for this painter. The hope is that a special moment can somehow be preserved forever. I love working in oil paints. They are challenging and forgiving at the same time. Color, texture and light are the main components that I try to give center stage. And then sometimes I just paint a simple painting without much thought at all. It's all creative process.

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