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    Things of Old and Child's Play

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    5.00 (1 votes)
    Price: 45.00 USD
    Contact katrina.case.artist@gmail.com
    Added 2017-03-02 11:17:04
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    Lost along life's dusty way.

    To view the world through the eyes of a child again, before adulthood turned us cynical. Children see the world without prejudice. They do not judge before learning and greet each day with wonderment. This painting represents the things we leave behind when we move through the phases of life. Not only the toys, but the simplicities and openness. The love without questions and the fearlessness of youth. Open your hearts again, bring back the things of old and the child's play. Smile more, be kind, be humble.

    It was painted from a photo that I set up with an old wagon I found here at my uncles ranch and an old buffalo skull from out in the pasture. The skull had its horns cut off with a chain saw, yet another statement to the way things have changed from the days of old.

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    Name of Artist: Katrina Soper
    Width (inches): 16
    Height (inches): 12
    Country: United States
    Media: Oil
    Painting Style: Representational: Landscape / Nature


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    It is like a photo! Beautiful!

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    This painting is so fascinating and really does illustrate the concept of entropy from high energy to an final stage of existence. I think of elements like life forms and atomic particles spiraling into rest and final dissolution. But what mysterious force energized elements into life in the first place? I know the easy answer, but what about the difficult one?

    Interstellar DNA

    I love this painting because of the ideas it inspires. It is always mind blowing how the ultimate macrocosm embodies the microcosm, as well as the tiniest building blocks where laws of physics defy intuitive expectations. Things we think of as non living are shockingly intertwined with what we call living and the beginnings -- and ends -- of all elements in the universe are the same. There was a discovery reported on the other day about a very strong non-regular deep space burst. In the past these were resolved to be pulsars, quasars, etc, but this one is unknown. This painting makes me wonder about all these amazing things.


    This is so beautiful, everything about it is perfect. If a painting stays with me after I've viewed it is great in my view and this certainly does that, one of the best in July for sure.


    Love the composition and exaggerated color. Beautiful!


    You can definitely see the dappled sunlight effect on the rocks. The use of soft and hard edges and loose brushstrokes defines the objects and lets to viewer mentally fill in the detail.