Original Still Life , Oil Painting , 11x14 , "Kraken" , by artist John Kelley


This arrangement of objects on a table provides a convenient excuse to explore pleasing arrangements of color and shape. I try to communicate this experience with a sensual application of paint that allows the viewer to enjoy every square inch of the surface by embedding it with thousands of miniature abstractions. My ambition is to find viewers, collectors and art lovers who understand and respond to this. A form of mutual understanding.

This original painting is completed with professional grade materials and is suitable for framing. The painting is done on a rigid panel and is painted edge to edge. This allows you to use a floater frame or more traditional framing. It can also sit on a shelf as is.

The painting is 11" high by 14" wide.

The depth of the panel is 1/4"

I apply my paint with anything I find useful for the job: brushes, sticks, paper, rocks, wood, palette knives, cardboard, plastic etc...

This painting is sold unframed


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