Peanut in Bookcase by Cindy Schnackel

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6 × 6 inch acrylic painting on stretched linen canvas.

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Most of my work is done subconsciously and intuitively, without a plan. I believe there are meanings in it for each of us to find. Sometimes, it’s just about enjoying the absurdity! Full Bio

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  • Alex Preiss
    Alex Preissalmost 4 years ago

    Cindy I like the illustration. There are so many Schnackels and peanuts around that is hard to find the right ones to understand this image. I am curious find out what are you talking about. Thanks.

  • Thanks for taking a look at them, Alex! I don’t always know what the meaning is because I tend to work up images from my subconscious. After they’re done I sometimes see meanings I wasn’t consciously aware of when I was painting or drawing. I love to hear viewers’ interpretations of what it means to them because I believe most art has the capacity to mean different things to different people. Also, sometimes my images are just about absurdity and humor but may or may not be poking fun at something in real life. It is really part of the art to me, to know that it’ll have a different meaning to each viewer. So feel free to interpret them as they are to you! Thanks again for looking.

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • katcollins
    katcollinsalmost 4 years ago

    Totally cool.

  • Thanks, Kat!

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • thepaintedsoul
    thepaintedsoulalmost 4 years ago

    Love the palette you use in this image. You have a fine way with acrylics. . . convey lots of depth in your paintings. Cheers!

  • Thank you, that’s a wonderful compliment!

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • Stacey Lazarus
    Stacey Lazarusalmost 4 years ago

    Love your Peanut series!!

  • Thanks!

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • dozzam
    dozzamalmost 4 years ago

    Love your work – such talent!

  • Thanks!

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenalmost 4 years ago

    What a beautiful painting,well done!!

  • Thank you Ellen!

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • Yool
    Yoolalmost 4 years ago

    LOL…great find and painting :))

  • Thank you!

    – Cindy Schnackel

    BLYTHARTalmost 4 years ago

    Excuse the awful pun, but is this a bookcase or a nutcase? Seriously – great imaginative painting skills here.

  • LOL, both! The series is Nut Case. There are more in the works, too.

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • mmargot
    mmargotalmost 4 years ago

    I had to see this because I know the books well…and am now pleased to meet Peanut! Gorgeous work.
    oh, what case was that ?? I won’t be able to sleep!

  • Wouldn’t want you to toss and turn wondering about that case, LOL, so you can find it at 332 F.3d 323! Thanks for looking!

    – Cindy Schnackel

  • Barbara Cliff
    Barbara Cliffalmost 4 years ago

    Peanut looks suitably legal and pleased with himself

  • Thanks, Barbara!

    – Cindy Schnackel

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