Thursday, December 03, 2009

The Butcher


I found it difficult deciding how to paint the Butcher's door because the widow full of meat was the obvious point of interest. The door is set into a plain wall with a step down into the shop. So after much thought and observation I painted through the open door into the shop where women, with shopping baskets and bags, are ordering their meat from "the butcher". I struggled with balancing the colour of the florescent lighting in the shop with the natural day light out side.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Graham said...

There’s a good conversation going on between those two lol :) love the texture on the bricks too, very effective.

2:53 pm  
Blogger Adam said...

'widow full of meat'?

:)

10:46 pm  
Blogger Lorna said...

@Graham. Gossip makes the world go round! ;o)

@Adam. Meat may not be beautiful but in this context says much about the village. The reason behind the "Door' series is to show the individual voices of my home environment.

12:04 am  

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