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    Things of Old and Child's Play

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    5.00 ( 1 votes )
    Price: 45.00 USD
    Contact katrina.case.artist@gmail.com
    Added 2017-03-02 04:17:04
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    Lost along life's dusty way.

    To view the world through the eyes of a child again, before adulthood turned us cynical. Children see the world without prejudice. They do not judge before learning and greet each day with wonderment. This painting represents the things we leave behind when we move through the phases of life. Not only the toys, but the simplicities and openness. The love without questions and the fearlessness of youth. Open your hearts again, bring back the things of old and the child's play. Smile more, be kind, be humble.

    It was painted from a photo that I set up with an old wagon I found here at my uncles ranch and an old buffalo skull from out in the pasture. The skull had its horns cut off with a chain saw, yet another statement to the way things have changed from the days of old.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Katrina Soper
    Width (inches): 16
    Height (inches): 12
    Country United States
    Media Oil
    Painting Genre: Representational: Landscape / Nature


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    It is like a photo! Beautiful!

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    Well, one must read the description with this painting. The artist projects such an enthusiastic spirit and I am immediately caught up! This painting surely conveys the fantastical, a place inspired by dreams of other realms -- yet within this world, shrouded in the lore of history and days gone by.

    I wish there was more socially motivated art such as this one about beach erosion; the concept is well symbolized with falling angles and elements. There is color (life) above but a cold bareness below.

    Very colorful meeting of shapes conveys a happy feeling. Looks like a gathering of boats -- as if they are all talking.

    I love this scene because I'm reminded of a wild beach I visited just like this. It is so beautifully designed and detailed that I am instantly transported. The strong composition draws me up and into the painting, to the water and horizon beyond. It is a wonderful experience.

    Beautifully painted, introspective and thoughtful portrait painted in warm colors of autumn, perhaps symbolizing the rich harvest of one's life experiences. The gaze is one of recalling memories gathering them all to a present moment in time.

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