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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

Email: marie@mariefox.com (Click image to make larger)
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.


myra anderson said...

she's beautiful!

Helen said...

Marie this is gorgeous! I just love the way you paint. The colors are superb! Best, Helen

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

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