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    Steamer Changing Tracks - FINALIST, August 2019

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    Price: 800.00 USD
    Contact Jeanne Conant
    Added 2019-08-12 18:58:23
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    There's something about a steam locomotive that commands my attention. The make up of the engine itself; the wheels, pilot and smoke stack, the collection of nuts and bolts, hoses and heavy iron, all clattering and hissing as it rolls along the track. I see geometric shapes in all of this and it inspires me to head to my easel. 

    In this painting, I tried to depict a sense of motion by drawing the front of the engine and its pilot (the part in front that sits low to the tracks), several times across the drawing surface as though the steamer were changing tracks somewhere along the line. I can almost hear the whistle blow and hear the chug-chug of the steam as it escapes into the air.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Jeanne Conant
    Width (inches): 30
    Height (inches): 22
    Media: Pastel
    Country: United States
    Style or Genre of Painting: Abstract / Other
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