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Sunday, December 8, 2013

'A is for Apple'
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell


'A is for Apple'
© Claire Beadon Carnell
Oil on linen panel
12 x 9

I have had some vintage wooden typefaces for
years.  Some are large (6 inches high), and
some are much smaller, and I have always loved
them and wanted to do something with them.
When I got my apples this fall, the idea to
incorporate them into a painting with the
typeface came into mind, and here is the result.


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4 comments:

hmuxo said...

Gorgeous piece!! The apples are so realistic and the wood is so beautifully painted...Wonderful work, Claire.!

CrimsonLeaves said...

What an inspired use of the typeface, Claire! I think this is beautiful and I love the rustic period feel of it too. And suddenly I'm wanting apple pie...

hmuxo said...

Another gorgeous piece, Claire. This would be such a wonderful series with the letters...hmmm!!

Kimberly Vanlandingham said...

I see those in antique stores all the time and I think they're fabulous. Love how you used it in a painting!

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