Wall color:

"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/16754/artist/835/artwork/faded-blue-18015">Faded Blue</a>" by Michael Dumas | Canada
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Faded Blue

Wallhanging by Michael Dumas
Dimensions:
13.50" H x 9.75" W
Medium:
Oil
Year Completed:
2021
Subject(s):
Jacket, can't-hook, & Red-breasted Nuthatch
Original for Sale:
NFS
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My jacket, once a rich dark blue has faded over the years. I wore it last spring when I had to take down a large dead tree by the lake. By noon the day had warmed to the point that I took off the jacket, leaving it behind when I went for lunch. Upon my return, the light had changed in such a pleasing way that I could envision my unplanned arrangements of items in painted form. Several studies were made before disturbing the composition and finally complete the work of the log's disposal. The nuthatch provided a single spark of life and movement in contrast to all the objects in repose.

 

 

Faded Blue | Wallhanging by Michael Dumas | Artists for Conservation 2021