peace hope joy love by Mary Anne Strachota

peace hope joy love

Set I
Four 10" diameter circular canvases
For Sale
Oh yes a portion of each please!!A beautiful collection of paintings.You must have very good eye sight to paint those!
over 6 years ago
LOL - we all need as much of all four as we can get, and my eyesight is not too bad ;) Thank you Krystna!
over 6 years
Beautiful work, Mary Anne, very well done.
over 6 years
Thank you Barbara!
over 6 years
Perfect for christmas! what a great idea! Love these... you did a great job with the unique colour too, not the traditional red and green... so creative and beautifully done
over 6 years
Thank you Claire - I've never been an traditional colors for Christmas person. I am currently working on my third set of these, am about to post the second. All the sets are different colors. Thank you for such nice comments :)
over 6 years
Hello Mary Anne congrats within your work here, wonderfull.
over 6 years
Thank you Herdis!
over 6 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group (deleted), and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.
wonderful work (accepted)
over 6 years
Excellent idea in the set painting, Mary Anne! Looks really stunning a with a different approach... loosened up and free! With greatest compliments from Christiane
over 5 years
Thank you Christine! These were fun and quite messy to do ;) but I do like the way they turned out.
over 5 years
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Mary Anne StrachotaArtist Copyright - All works of art within this web site are the property of Mary Anne Strachota and are protected under U.S. copyright laws and international conventions. No portion of the artists works or statements may be used, downloaded, reproduced using any means, copied, linked to, or transferred electronically, without prior written permission from the artist.

I have always been fascinated with color and the effect colors have on each other as well as how color could make me feel. I am a huge fan of Gustav Klimt and find myself especially drawn to his pairing of two and three-dimensional elements.

As early as I can remember, art was my thing. After the loss of a child, I lost my desire to sketch or paint. I avoided quiet...
I found it difficult to get the sand dunes and colours to work I think I would probably put more shapes in the dunes any comments ?
Nice work. You could probably put some subtle shadows of shapes in the background to add so E depth but don’t add too much to distract from the main subject.... view answer
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