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Collage/Paint Study - MMX | by Clyde Semler
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Collage/Paint Study - MMX

Pencil, Charcoal, Ink, Cut and Pasted Mi Teintes Paper, Acrylic


Last year I did a series of images which were intented to shake up a certain complacency I was feeling in my usual drawing and painting routine. I worked from models, cups and jugs on my studio table. I enjoyed the relief from any obligations toward verisimilitude in representing real objects in space. The work forayed into abstraction at times, but always with a "handle" on the pitcher, so to speak, meaning retaining some solid footing in the real world of the seen from which I felt free to improvise and invent with a variety of new materials.

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Taken on February 10, 2011