Oil Paintings at Home

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Color, Oil Paintings | No Comments

Oil paintings at someone else’s home. Someone else who really likes my work. Someone whom I really like. But, this is the World Wide¬†Web, so her identity will not be revealed.

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She has others that are not yet hung, only propped against the wall the last time I was over. As she and I discussed the paintings she was considering, I suddenly had a flash of insight. “AHA! You are a color junkie, just like me!”

When one color junkie identifies another, there is no need to explain. We just get each other. Look at the flowers in her front garden!

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When she wants a painting, it doesn’t feel like the business of selling; it is simply helping a friend with good taste, an interest in beauty and some disposable income (“disposable”? Who decided that word should go with the word “income”??). I love to help people choose the right picture, whether it is one I have already painted or drawn or one they ask me to create for them (the fancy word is “commission”.)

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