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A Low Soft Sound
A Low Soft Sound by Carli Holcomb, UW Libraries Commission in Honor of President Tom and Ms. Jacque Buchanan
On road
The painting depicts a train seen near Upton, Wyoming., 2009 UW Libraries Student Purchase Award, Decrepit spaces, objects, and machines often go unnoticed. These scenes can be made beautiful by placing them in a different context, one that explores color, composition, and light. The scenes also demonstrate the effect time has on the environment, and how quickly things can fall into ruins., The piece is oil paint on stretched canvas. Large pallet knives were used to add and scrape away paint to create the appearance of rust. Oil paint was used to create both richness and depth of color.
Rolling Flower
Rolling Flower by James Surls. Scroll down for an interview with the Artist., UW Libraries Commission 2009
Waldo
The painting depicts a train seen near Laramie, Wyoming., UW Libraries Commission 2010, Decrepit spaces, objects, and machines often go unnoticed. These scenes can be made beautiful by placing them in a different context, one that explores color, composition, and light. The scenes also demonstrate the effect time has on the environment, and how quickly things can fall into ruins., The piece is oil paint on stretched canvas. Large pallet knives were used to add and scrape away paint to create the appearance of rust. Oil paint was used to create both richness and depth of color.