Day 196. Metal Motherwell Bird

12 Jul

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Today’s Bird-A-Day art was inspired by the color field simplicity of Rothko and the bold black shapes of Motherwell. I started with an amazing found printers plate that had been a reject. This offset printing plate had wonderful ink-stained color blocks, ink drips and marks that I just love. With the plate for my canvas I painted this large black bird with gloss enamel. It is one of my largest birds ever. Enjoy.

4 Responses to “Day 196. Metal Motherwell Bird”

  1. mkdickerson July 12, 2012 at 1:20 pm #

    Yeahhhh. Two people love this one. Thanks Jane.

  2. Jane July 12, 2012 at 11:55 am #

    Love it!

  3. mkdickerson July 12, 2012 at 9:19 am #

    Cool. Glad you like it James.

  4. jcware88 July 12, 2012 at 9:12 am #

    Beautiful. My new desktop!

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