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Fiddlehead Dance

8.00"W x 10.00"H x 0.8"D

$200 (Shipping Included)

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: botanical, forage, wild food, spring, fiddleheads

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 8"W x 10"H x 0.8"D

Year Created: 2015

Ready to Hang

There is a short window in the spring when fiddleheads can be harvested for eating. They are a little bit like nutty asparagus. I like their shape and movement of slowly uncurling to become ferns. This is done with quality oils on linen and my be hung as is.

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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