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Patrick Howe Gallery / January Newsletter, 2011
Life always Appears Softer by Candlelight.

Here is my painting of the month:
Candles Large
Original Oil  8" x 10" by Patrick Howe

(Scroll to the bottom to read what inspired this painting).

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Description of "Candles"
I wanted to capture the dramatic light of these candles. Plus, I wanted to do lots of paint splattering, like Andrew Wyeth did on many of his paintings. Student tip: Colors always become more pure and less muted the close to a light source the color is.


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