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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

April Moses Botkin Challenge–Favorite shoes

Drumroll, please! The April Challenge is now coming out of the closet (pun intended).


Here is my painting:

"Shoo-Fly" ©2009 Vicki Ross
Oil on Panel, 8x10 
And, yes, I really have a pair of these shoes...2 pair, actually. These are hand-made, bench made in the old fashion...the softest leather you will ever have on your feet. Originally from Alaska, these craftsmen do selected fine-art festivals across the country. Funky Feet will send you a pair, almost on approval. I can tell you that I usually wear an 8, but these I wear a 7. No two pair are ever alike. The handpainting is a bonus to the fabulous leather patterns. (The fly is not there, the octupus is).
Here is a photo of the real ones!
Here are the rest of the esteemed group I paint with: oops, their shoes.
"The Red Shoes"
Oil on canvas
12" x 12"

Decisions
(c) 2009 Robin Cheers
8x9 Oil on paper board
Mike Beeman “Red Slippers”
6” x 6”
Pastel on Canson paper
"Knights in Pink Satin" 7x5" Oil on Panel
"Baby Shoes" 6"x6" Oil on Board
©2009 Michael Naples


"Red Silk Espadrilles", 11x14 o/c.
©2009 Silvina Day


2 comments:

Erika Nelson said...

Looks like another fun challenge and of course your piece is branded with your REDness!

vickiandrandyrossart said...

Hey, Vicki likes this! 'Your REDness'. Kinda has a queenly air about it...can't wait for you to see the DSFDF challenge on Diana's statue!