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Phantome
« on: February 17, 2012 08:41:08 PM »

I'm participating in a fundraiser called Art for Arthritis, where I am paired with a young person who has juvenile arthritis, and we create a piece of art together. The work is then displayed at a Final Friday gallery show (on 2/24), then auctioned off for a scandalous amount of money at a huge charity gala ball (attended by all the area bigwigs, of course), and all the proceeds are donated to arthritis research and charity.

I was paired with a completely awesome 6th grade girl who plays the drums and loves horses. We made two smaller pieces (each 14"x17") for the silent auction, and a great big one (4'x5') for the live auction. The auction is on 3/8, and I'm super excited to see who buys them and for how much! I just want to note that this girl is fantastic- a quick study, and enthusiastic about our creation- she did just as much work and detail stuff on these as I did! It was really a lot of fun.

These two are for the silent auction, entitled "Lilac" and "Fern." They are meant to go together as a set, and were painted using the liquid latex relief technique that I used on my previous art show. They are matted in white with a black core, in frameless glass gallery frames. These pics aren't really true to color- the paper is pure white and the colors are very vibrant.





This piece is "Home on the Range," our showpiece for the live auction. We used liquid latex technique relief to depict horses running in the sunset. I love how vibrant this one is! I had it framed in a rustic frame with a bright blue and red double mat. Sorry the photo is so crappy on this one- I just never could seem to get just the right angle or lighting. The first pic is more true to color.





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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2012 09:03:54 PM »

They are fantastic! The lilac and fern are just lovely. I love them!
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2012 07:35:18 AM »

Those I so cool! I really love the Fern especially.
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« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2012 04:59:30 PM »

Thank you both so much! I'm already making plans for next year, maybe to try something totally out of the box, like stained glass or metal smithing or something. This was a really fun and rewarding experience. Smiley
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