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STRINGS©

FOUND A NEW HOME IN GREENVILLE, DE


Francois Boieldieu
- Concert for Harp & Strings in C - III. Allegro agitato

Sometimes you just know,
when something is right...
I had that feeling while creating
"STRINGS"


I love to work with the batik method to outline the abstract shapes. The white lines enhance the colors and provide that extra bold dimension.

Before matting the painting, I glued - with a special collage medium the music on.
(The medium will conserve the music paper and will not yellow it later.)
Then I matted good quality thick matting on the watercolor.
As final touch musical notes (Czerny) are also glued ON the matting which gives it that depth feeling.
I framed this watercolor in a simple black wooden gallery frame, ready to go for the next exhibit!

Medium: watercolor and mixed media (Original sheet music)

Abstract watercolor on cold press heavy weight paper 140 LB (330 g/m2)

Dimensions: White Mat Size 16"x20"
Watercolor Opening 11"x 14"

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This watercolor/collage has been chosen by
the Center for Creative Arts (CCArts)
as their invitation
to announce their
2007 Annual Regional Fine Arts Exhibition,
Show Dates:
Friday, Oct. 5 - Friday,Oct. 26, 2007.

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Copyright Olga van Dijk 2006
Unauthorized copying or use of images is prohibited.
All rights reserved.
This is another OlgArtsProduction©2006

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Claire Wilson 04 Jan 2008

Love this piece - definately bold in color, what a great job :)

Margaret Platt 01 Oct 2007

Charming piece!well done!

Robin Foss 22 Sep 2007

Very well done.

jamie winter 19 Sep 2007

excellent Olga

Anonymous Guest (IP: 71.224.8.17) 19 Sep 2007

Olga, I love your painting. It is indeed perfect for a postcard or poster. Cogratulations. Love, Linda