One day in 2010, I walked into my studio and found that my precisely constructed still life setup had been augmented by a plastic dump truck and driver, carefully placed “just-so” in the middle of the scene. The unintended art critique, my two-year old granddaughter, made me laugh out loud!
As I looked at the combination of the traditional still life and the plastic toy, the humor and sheer nuttiness of it opened up a new floodgate of creativity. The result was the Great Escape – a caper scene wherein a brave dump truck driver engineers a Rube Goldberge-esque process to rescue his toolbox-imprisoned friends.
Painting The Great Escape was as much fun setting it up and I felt liberated to do whatever I needed to to make the canvas come alive. The background is bold, dramatic, and highly abstract and provides a perfect counterpoint to the zany realism of the foreground scene.
I also employed abstract art techniques in the texture of the bucket, the weathered paint of the wooden truck, and in the scuffed metal of the toolbox.
I must admit, I didn’t think The Great Escape would sell; I assumed it was too frivolous for a “serious” collector. Wrong! The painting sold before the varnish was even dry. Who says fine art can’t also be fun? Not me!
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