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Margaret Powell Art

Gladioli in the Dining Room - Print

Gladioli in the Dining Room - Print

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This moody painting signifies a deeply emotional and long-awaited return to the world of oil paints for me, after an extended hiatus marked by the presence of two pairs of curious little sticky fingers. The journey back to the canvas was both exhilarating and nostalgic, as I rekindled my love affair with the rich textures and intoxicating scents of oil paint and its various mediums.

Over the course of an entire month, I poured my heart and soul into this piece, each brushstroke representing a rediscovery of my artistic passion and a reawakening of my creative spirit. And as the paint slowly dried over the following six months, I found myself reflecting on the passage of time, the growth of my family, and the evolution of my artistic journey.

The subject of this introspective piece is none other than my own dining room, a space that holds countless memories of laughter, conversation, and shared meals with loved ones. But within this familiar setting, there's a twist: the scene is brought to life through the reflections of my own paintings. These mirrored images serve as a metaphor for the layered complexities of our lives and the many roles we play, as well as a reminder of the ever-present influence of our past experiences on our present selves.

As I look upon this completed work, I am filled with a sense of pride and accomplishment, not only for having successfully returned to my beloved medium of oil paints, but also for having captured a moment in time that is both deeply personal and universally relatable. This painting stands as a testament to the resilience of the creative spirit and the power of art to help us make sense of our ever-changing lives.

In the end, this moody and introspective piece serves as a love letter to both the art of oil painting and the simple, everyday moments that make up the rich tapestry of our lives. It is a reminder to cherish those moments and to never lose sight of the passions that ignite our souls.



Print Information:

This is a signed limited edition print that is designed to fit a 15" x 12" or 16" x 20" picture frame with a mount (which is not supplied). The print is protected with acid-free tissue paper and is produced using archival premium quality Canon Lucia Pigmented ink. It's printed on 280gsm Soft White 25% Cotton Archival Fine Art Paper, which ensures a minimum display life of 100 years under normal conditions.

Additionally, each print is personally inspected, approved and signed by the artist.

Prints are made to order and will be dispatched within 10 working days of purchase.

Other sizes available on request.

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