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The vase from this work is a constance spry, a lucky find in an op shop.. The vase reminds me of falopian tubes, even to the point of those very large eggs sitting up on top..so very female in its form, the table it sits on is very male in appearance. I called it the tower referencing the tourist t-towel that sits on the table and all that the history of the tower of London might conjur up.

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Contemporary Pastel Painting
Still life pastel on colourfix paper 46cm x 86cm
a tribute to constance spry

Highly commended OS Arts expo 2010

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Working in traditional mediums,pastels,oil,ceramics.Using these mediums I seek to express my surroundings by weaving a tapestry of colours through my work and seeking the abstract within.

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Comments

  • Richard  Tuvey
    Richard Tuveyover 4 years ago

    Truly wonderful Maria, you are a master!!!.

  • thankyou Richard for such an encouraging comment

    – maria paterson

  • MagsWilliamson
    MagsWilliamsonover 4 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • thankyou mags!

    – maria paterson

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 4 years ago

    gorgeous work Maria, i love the colours and patterning, a beautiful piece…the stoneware is so lovely and the London Bobbies and red double deckers…

  • thankyou Karin, it started off as a light piece then it took a abit of a dark turn

    – maria paterson

  • nancy salamouny
    nancy salamounyover 4 years ago

    full of so many textures and each one so masterly painted… great

  • thankyou very much nancy, i appreciate it

    – maria paterson

  • Donna Huntriss
    Donna Huntrissover 4 years ago

    That is so eyecatching! Beautiful!

  • thankyou donna, im glad you like it

    – maria paterson

  • louisegreen
    louisegreenover 4 years ago

    Lovely work Maria:)

  • thankyou for that louise

    – maria paterson

  • Julie-Ann Vellios
    Julie-Ann Velliosover 4 years ago

    breath-taking work – just wonderful

  • hi julie, thankyou for your positive comment

    – maria paterson

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesover 4 years ago

    Your work is very inspiring, lovely composition

  • thankyou angela for that lovely comment

    – maria paterson

  • rasim1
    rasim1about 4 years ago

    Great work.

  • thanks alot

    – maria paterson

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    October 2,2010 Congratulations!

  • thankyou, thats fantastic

    – maria paterson

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