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Mommy Mayhem: Elephant and Doll (Diptych)

Rachael Grad

My abstracted elephant and toy paintings are based on loose, gestural sketches of the same stuffed elephant and doll in different positions. I have painted and sketched these particular toys and stuffed animals from life on many occasions so am familiar with their shapes and forms. I initially paint the forms of the toys, then push the image further into abstraction. In the painting process. I work to alter the forms, light, colour saturation, and depth of space in the paintings.
  • Painting
  • Acrylic and Oil on 2 Canvases
  • 2021
  • 121.92 x 91.44 x 5 cm
    48 x 36 x 2 inch

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