artist’s eye view

“…a landscape painted by a mole…”

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“Realism, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seen by toads. The charm suffusing in a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm.” –Ambrose Bierce The Devil’s Dictionary (1911)

I was painting small things, toys left out, or caught out exploring. From the eye level of something or someone small…

Buttercup
Well, Hello Sailor…
M is for Mushroom
Roll Me Over
Amanita Muscaria

Seemingly Timeless Stretches

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Do you ever get lost in the details, with the devil, just enjoying the view,

relishing the tiny bits that before somehow went unnoticed?

How did such wonder fail to beguile you before? A passage, a moment, a tiny arcane portion of something…

WarrantyGyroscopeDETAIL-KellyLTaylor

dollydetail-KellyLTaylor

AmanitaMuscariaDETAIL-KellyLTaylor

These are details from some of my paintings. An artist’s eye view. See where I get lost for seemingly timeless stretches.

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