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    A Tangled Fling

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    Contact Rosella Farmer
    575 Berkley St
    Winnipeg, MB. R3R 1K1
    204-895-1907
    rosellafarmerart.com
    Added 2018-11-30 18:13:58
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    This painting was inspired by a photo of my granddaughter, flinging her hair back, looking very joyful.  I had just stared to do some zentangle mark making and thought this would work perfectly in the long strands of hair standing almost straight up and going round her head.

    Colour excites me when painting and this called out for lots of bright, vibrant colours.  India ink was used for the hair strands, watercolour and some acrylic ink for the background.  Micron pens were used to create the patterns within the hair and the sweater.  This was the most time consuming part of the whole painting, trying to come up with marks to make different patterns. The finished result was definitely worth all the time and effort to me as I saw joy and cheerfulness represented in the finished work.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Rosella Farmer
    Width (inches): 16
    Height (inches): 20
    Media Mixed-Media
    Country Canada
    Style or Genre of Painting: Abstract / Expressionism

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