Merit of Elegance

$27,500.00

15×22

Oil on Linen

A still life of the “Three Graces” is portrayed here.  At the time I created this under the tutelage of Paul Ingbretson.   I particularly remember his comment while setting up the ribbon, “This is a dance, so make the ribbon dance too.” 

The best lesson I learned is that when a contrasting shape, (like the highlight on the ribbon meeting a shadow on the table), the edge becomes “found” and “hard”, but when two like forms meet (like two shadows), the edge is then “lost” and “soft”.

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