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ANGEL - Oil

 

ANGEL ...                                                                     oil/canvas  20x24"

 

   I really enjoyed doing this painting...  First and foremost, the subject is my

favorite.  I love the sense of confidence and self-assurity that is evident in young

women today...  Technically, this painting is fast approaching a direction

which I am wanting to go...  tight brush work for the face and loose,

almost abstract handling of the background and fabric.  A great deal of knife

work and digging through the paint...  So as not to be formulaic, I try to be

sensitive to the subject and the intention behind each painting...  

At a certain point the painting dictates how to handle the medium!

 

 

Member of Oil Painters of America, American Impressionists Society,

The California Art Club, The National Museum of Women in the Arts,

The Portrait Society of America and The Napa Valley Art Association

 

Deirdre Shibano is also guest Art Instructor for the Auberge Resort's

Calistoga Ranch in Calsitoga, California.

Presently teaching at the Napa Valley College, St. Helena Campus

Please see classes and coming events

 

Represented by Studio Kokomo, Calistoga, Xanadu Gallery, Arizona

CRFine Art, Fine Art America, and Napa Vallety Art Association.

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