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Loves Me Some Palette Knife

on September 26, 2014

I just painted this in acrylic with mostly a palette knife. I’ve painted with that tool before, and I always enjoy the textures it brings out (can’t see them very well here). This is for a friend of mine and her husband, who have had a really rough time of it the last couple of years (though their marriage still stands strong)! They love lighthouses and live just outside the Outer Banks, so I thought I’d surprise them with this somewhat abstract little piece…

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