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    The Sweetest Thing

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    Contact kellieoakley8@gmail.com
    Added 2018-09-10 19:10:33
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    What greater beauty than that found in love and light? This piece was completed to commemorate the anniversary of my partner and I. Four children and many amazing adventures and years together and I still feel swept off my feet when he kisses me. This picture was completed with no photo reference, just all from the memories in my heart. 

    I have been experimenting this year with vibrant reds and blues in my work as well as adding playful, whimsical light fragments. I feel this adds dimension  and a little magic to my work.  

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: K.A. Oakley
    Width (inches): 23.6
    Height (inches): 11.8
    Media Acrylic
    Country Australia
    Style or Genre of Painting: Representational: Figurative / Other


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    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.

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