Monday, 23 September 2013

Hall of Mirrors

Today my Mum rang me to tell me that she thought she saw some of my fairground painting on a Littlewoods TV advert. I looked at their site on the internet just to see ...and there it was...'The Hall of Mirrors'.  I haven't seen it for quite a few years, but it looks as though it is wearing well..
I initially painted it for Andrew Harris, who at the time travelled with Carters Steam Fair .  He asked me to paint it with an Art Nouveau theme.... which I did , painting four ladies representing the four seasons. Hidden on the front is a Trompe l'oeil Robin and a ' Painted lady' butterfly.  At the time my workshop was the upstairs of an old barn near Stanway, Glos. The front came apart to get it up the stairs ,so I didn't see it all together until Andrew came to collect it.I remember being very relieved to see that all the pictures did actually fit together !
To see the advert please click on the following link.




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