Marie Fox Studio

riginal figurative oil & acrylic paintings of curvy, strong women by contemporary award-wining artist
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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Sailboat, figurative oil painting, figure art, woman, beach, contemporary figurative painter, ocean

Sailboat, oil paint and oil pastel on canvas, 12" x 12"
$150 plus $15 in US.
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Here's a little study in oil for a larger version.

Friday, August 17, 2012

On The Dock, figurative painting, figure in art, contemporary figurative artist, woman, paintings of women, colorful figuration

On The Dock, acrylic on canvas, 24" x 18"
SOLD to a collector in Vermont

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This image was used by Viridian Nutrition in the UK to promote a new line of vitamins for women!

In the first version of this painting, posted months ago, the background was simply an ocean extending back to the horizon line. Although I liked the figure, dock and slightly out-of-perspective red towel, something about the composition unsettled me. The woman is obviously the subject matter of this painting but the empty background somehow diminished her importance. I was pleased to find that by intensifying the color of the water and adding a far shore and red sailboat, she popped to life. And there's now a hint of story.

Figurative painting, contemporary figure painter, women art, Marie Fox, figuration

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