Thursday, June 11, 2009

Dress Pattern Painting

Last night I finished this painting, "Dress Pattern No. 9488." Oil on scrap tin. The idea for this comes from when I was a kid in the early 1970's watching with fascination as my mother would sit at her sewing machine, painstakingly making her own clothes at home. A few weeks back while snooping around on ebay for some painting ideas, I stumbled upon some of these dress patterns for sale. The memory of my mother making dresses came flooding back.
This painting will be heading to a show in Chicago at Gallery KH this coming July.


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