2.18.... Margaret Feeling Very Good. Study No 1

This is also the first painting in the series of 16 moods of Margaret. Last 2.19 Sean Young and Baby Rio

Margaret Feeling Very Good

H48 x W35 inches 122cm x 90cm

Dated 14-10-95 Price 2400 $3360

Acrylic on plywood. with integral frame

This is a good example of the use of a photo to capture the mood of a person and to project it into a painting. The colours are semi- realistic but this is accidental as her mood and the colours to express it happen to be similar to skin colours.

I wanted to paint this painting as a contrast to 2.16 when Margaret was in a more sombre state of mind. The two together bring alive the effect of colour in expressing state of mind.  The series of 16 is intended to explore and to extend the use of colour and form to express mood and emotion.

The photo to the right is the image which inspited the painting wpe2.jpg (9035 bytes)
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