Month: May 2012

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“Illumination” Original Painting by Erin Fickert-Rowland | Elysian Studios

“Illumination” Original Oil Painting on Hand-Stretched Canvas by Erin Fickert-Rowland Abstracted and deconstructed, this is an image of an antique Fire Extinguisher Lamp.  Vivid color and bold lines create an image that is playful and graphic.  Layers of paint and active brushwork provide wonderful moments of improvisation to the composition. This painting coordinates with my …

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“Contemplation”Original Painting by Erin Fickert-Rowland | Elysian Studios

“Contemplation” Original Oil Painting on Hand-Stretched Canvas by Erin Fickert-Rowland An explosion of brilliant color and active lines, this image of a vintage chair expresses a graphic Jazz-like improvisation.  Playful patterns, bold shapes, and vibrant brushwork combine to create an entertaining abstract image. This painting coordinates with my other painting, “Illumination.”  They look great together, …

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Quality in the Details: Handmade Canvases for Paintings | Elysian Studios

Did you know that one important consideration when buying a painting is the “substrate,” or surface on which the work is painted?   There are many types of surfaces that artists paint on: paper, board, metal, and canvas are the most common.  Each surface has its own benefits and disadvantages when you consider durability, archival …

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Paintings by Erin Fickert-Rowland at Mountain View Pain Center | Elysian Studios

My new paintings are now on display and available for sale at Mountain View Pain Center’s Centennial, CO location! Mountain View Pain Center is a Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Center, and has a fabulous staff that is committed to healing and pain relief.  I am so excited to have my artwork on display in this environment! …

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