19 August 2006

Dramaticaly Inclined

Lynne Rutter's murals "The Pearl Earring"  featured in House Beautiful "Beautiful Baths"

This mural is 10 x 13 feet and painted on canvas. It covers a wall which once had a view-less window and makes a focal point of what would otherwise be visual dead end.
I painted this mural for Ellen Broadhurst's master bathroom a few years ago, and though it uses the image from Vermeer's famous masterpiece, it is painted at a surreal scale- 600% of the original size using a completely different painting techniques- lot of layers of acrylic paint, and highlights applied by dry brushing.
She finally got some press from House Beautiful.
Beautiful Baths special issue, August 2006, pages 84-91
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