Thursday, March 5, 2015

A Painting Day - Heart of Gold - Ruth Andre

"Heart of Gold"
6"x6"x1.5" Oil & Mixed Media on Cradled Panel
by Ruth Andre

Moving back to the abstract is exciting and challenging all in one. Images transform themselves, meaning they feel just a step away. My mind is set in one direction and then another image takes its place. Layers of paint have transformed this little painting into a more cerebral work than my first graphic intent. I also used gold oil paint giving the nugget size work a rich quality.  It has been, 


Sue Marrazzo said...

Loving the GOLD!!!!!

Ruth Andre said...
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Ruth Andre said...

Sue, So glad you like the Gold in this painting. The photo does not show the true gold richness created in this work. Thank-you!

Theresa Paden said...

I would love to see this one in person, the gold paint must be so rich! Perfect for the area that you live in, too, with all of the gold rush history!

Ruth Andre said...

Theresa, This work is influenced by the "Gold Rush" history here in the Sutter Creek. The miners were here at the creek's edge panning for gold.