Little Figure from Roussilon

They say writers should write what they know. As I find my way back to art I’m painting what I see. Today it is a little sculpture purchased in Roussilon, France. It is made of clay colored by the ochre cliffs that dominate the landscape there and I clearly remember being charmed by it and I still am. 

And here is the little object: 

 

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12 responses to “Little Figure from Roussilon”

  1. Teresa Robeson says :

    I can see why you’re enamored with it. It’s darling!

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  2. kirkistan says :

    I like that very much.I like the colors you’ve chosen.

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  3. Sand Salt Moon says :

    Nina, I love your artwork and its kind of tribal/primitive feel. I always wondered about that write what you know thing and it’s means write your truth. You can write about imaginary things with the truth you know.

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  4. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    This is so adorable, and it’s so nice to see you regularly posting your artwork, Nina.

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  5. artandmoondreams says :

    Both the painting and the sculpture are lovely. I like the modern meets rustic vibe.

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  6. memadtwo says :

    I love that you photographed this with the paints in the background. The painting has a wonderful directness about it. And the stories with the paintings are great, keep it up!

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