Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Chicklets, 5x5 Inches, Acrylic

$100 & $10 S&H

Buzzing around getting ready for my Karin Jurick workshop next week, and I spied a box of Chicklets (remember them?) I bought on the Cape to paint these colorful little pieces of gum.  I was thrilled when I saw so many reds (I ate 2 while I was painting), which are my favorite!  The background is lighter than this - but I took the photo after the sun set, and I couldn't correct it without adjusting the colors of the chicklets.
I will definitely post from the road.  The biggest road trip of my life!
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10 comments:

  1. Fun! Love all the colors and that there is such variety. Each one has such different highlights and shadows-just love that. Excellent brushwork!
    Can't wait to hear all about the road trip- "where in the world is Kelley Mac?" You will just love Karin Jurick- amazing artist!

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  2. These fruit flavored Chiclets...Chicklets? were always my favorite too. Thanks for the sweet memories, Kelley!

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  3. You have the gift of painting the most simple subject and making it beautiful..Have a fabulous road trip and workshop

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  4. you are my favorite chicklet!
    Love how endless your subjects are- I love the yellows myself.
    HAppy Trails!

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  5. Kelley, so simple, but so impressive! Love the colors, and highlights, and most of all the playful, spirit!

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  6. Chicklets!
    Gum refreshes the mouth after a sticky donut. Fun, fun, fun Kelley!

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  7. Kelley this painting made me happy as soon as I saw it! Took me back to my childhood:) Just love it! Have fun on your road trip and what a fabulous opportunity to work with Karin Jurick. Can't wait to read your posts about it:)

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  8. You only ate two? What will power you have. I am a candy aficionado.(had to look up that spelling) Loved the baby chicklets too.
    Have a safe and wonderful trip to HH!

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  9. Love your chicklet painting. Very nice composition on this one . So did you eat the gum before or after the planning of your composition?

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  10. Carol - yes, unbelievable for me! AFTER. Amy - AFTER!!! So I could get the 'flavor' of the painting! :D

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