A blog about my thoughts and my love of artwork as it develops. It reflects some of the basic steps that I go through to achieve the artwork which is eventually presented to Spicher and Co, an innovative design firm that manufactures artwork for the trade. The why, what, how, and where are a few of the questions that I attempt to answer as I blog away! This is a tiny window into the life of a painter, and my hope is that my love for life shines through in the objects that I work to create.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Kolene Spicher Portrait of a girl from the Romantic Era - HAND PAINTED
If you have been following my blog, you know that I am into round paintings these days. This like the others, will be framed in the table-top frames that come from Italy. This one is silver leafed and beautiful.
The background was painted to simulate ivory
I love this period in history, known as the Romantic Period. Having actually originated in Europe, it was a direct response to the industrial Revolution.
On the back of the painting, I have written the saying out (that you can see along the left side of the painting running up along the frame). This is for us folks that use reading glasses!
The scale of this still falls into the 'miniature' grouping; however, it is slightly larger as the image on this little piece is 5" wide. The frame is gorgeous on the backside, too.
This will be for sale on Etsy! Look for a coupon code, because I run them regularly.
I love the soft purple-like background.
Here's another shot with the light hitting it slightly differently! Check it out on Etsy at KOLENESPICHER
She is a one-of-a-kind in EVERY aspect. The frame is handmade, too.