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Creative Freedom by Maggie Price

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Explore Color Variations of the Subject

During the winter months, plein air is pretty much out of the question in the Northwest where it‘s usually foggy, raining buckets or snowing. This is a good time to experiment with art in the studio, maybe loosen up a little and try something I ordinarily wouldn’t think of doing.

I decided to pick a photo and morph it into something entirely new. I wanted something simple—one clear and single idea, one movement of light—something that could catch a viewer’s eye in a gallery window.

In the finished painting, the light is ambiguous. Is it morning or evening light? I’ll let the viewer decide.

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