• 928-282-4326
  • gatewaypaintingcontest@gmail.com

    In Her Own World

    Original for SaleAdd to Favorites
    0.00 ( 0 votes )
    Price: 1,600.00 USD
    Contact taggartdirection@gmail.com
    KimTaggartsArt.com
    Added 2018-10-23 13:39:11
    Created by

    Description

    My figurative piece takes me to a whole new level I define as “Extreme Graphite.” My technique is an emotional-precisionist saturation of tones. Using loose graphite applied with a broad brush for subtle delineation in the smoothest textures my girl takes form when graphite sticks or pencils create contrasting textures and values. Water-soluble graphite adds a painted background adding to the theme of her own world where she's not involved with her surroundings but giving attention to the sparkle in her dress. My art is extreme in it’s lightest of lights and darkest of darks, softening edges with a small makeup brush for a more painterly quality.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Kim Taggart
    Width (inches): 17.5
    Height (inches): 23
    Media Pencil
    Country United States
    Painting Genre: Representational: Figurative / Other

    Rating

    Use of Color
    Use of Values
    Composition
    Mood
    Originality

    Users' reviews

    Log-in to add review
    Cash award to monthly Best in Show winner. All monthly finalists win a free promoted painting entry, are chosen and critiqued by a different professional artist judge each month, and compete for Grand Prizes awarded in August. Artists may offer to sell their paintings or print reproductions and keep 100% if sold.
    >> Click here to learn how your entry fee supports artists without access to art supplies or art instruction.
    Sign up here to stay informed.

     

    Latest Reviews by Member Artists

    beautiful

    This is a beautiful portrait. For this viewer that lovely face reflects innocence and purity, although that is perhaps not what the artist intended. Great skill is demonstrated with all the elements of this piece - particularly the textures of the hair and the cap. Overall it is an outstanding image.

    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.

    Leave a Review

    Logged-in member artists may add a constructive review to favorite paintings. See the review button at the bottom of each full painting entry page.