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Monday, January 7, 2013

A PENNY SAVED
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell
Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge
Day Six



'A Penny Saved'
Leslie Saeta's Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge
Day Six
Oil on Panel
6 x 6
100.00/Free Shipping


 This old piggy bank used to belong to my Grandfather,
and I always loved it.  It's missing the little stopper
on the belly that used to hold the money in...I
can only imagine how many pennies this
little ceramic piggy bank has saved over the years!

All of my paintings for this Challenge will be done in a 6 x 6 format,
and my main goal while painting from life
is to LOOSEN UP and USE MORE PAINT...
something which will only benefit my work.

If you would like to join this Challenge, or just follow the
work of the participating artists, just visit her blog:

Slices of Life by Leslie Saeta




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Claire Beadon Carnell
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7 comments:

Laurie G. Miller said...

Your painting made me smile! :)

L.Holm said...

cute little guy! That's so wonderful that you still have it.

Pattie Wall said...

Love this little piggy - I was just getting read to paint my OLD glass piggy bank from my childhood. BTW - Would be so cute for a child's room!

Marjorie Van Dorm said...

Really an adorable painting Clair. I think the composition is great.

Debra Bryant said...

I love vintage items and this little piggy is perfect! Love the warm colors.

CrimsonLeaves said...

I plain old love the story behind this piggy bank! Makes the piece invaluable!

hmuxo said...

An adorable painting, Claire! Michael's at one time carried those rubber stoppers!!!

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