Circle and Heart Oil Paintings

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IMG_3814_(Medium)Many people who come in the Gallery have no idea how these circle paintings are made. They guess yarn, silly string, even cake frosting. But they are done by filling large glass syringes with oil paint that has been mixed with liquin and little turpenoid to get the perfect consistency. I then squirt the paint onto the canvas at a consistent speed and pressure to get the result I desire. If you come by the gallery in the morning you may even be able to see me working on one of these paintings. A 3 foot square one may take up to 100 tubes of oil paint to complete and they take months to dry, but after they dry they will last forever.

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