Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Breathless Sky by Nancy Merkle | $1,600 | acrylic painting | 36' h x 24' w | ..\art\acrylic-painting-Breathless-Sky

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Breathless Sky

Nancy Merkle
Ugallery 5345192298 UGallery

Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas New

Painting wraps around edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2020

36" h x 24" w x .5" d |2 lbs. 5 oz.

In stock $1,600

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Artist Nancy Merkle captures a big open western sky over a grassy prairie. Large, fluffy clouds sweep up to the heavens, reflecting the pastel colors of the sunset on the distant horizon. Nancy used quick impressionist brushwork to convey the energy and fleetingness of the summer moment.

Nancy Merkle

Tacoma, Washington

Nancy Merkle's process begins with a glimpse of color, a flicker of light, a pattern, or a texture. Elements swirl in her mind for hours, sometimes days, sometimes weeks before a design clicks and is transferred to canvas. With the canvas in front of her, she works intuitively -- a mark here, a mark there, a little touch of color, a bit of texture -- until she is satisfied and declares the work finished. Currently Nancy's work leans toward abstraction; she doesn't paint the world as it is, but as she wishes it were. Bold colors and loose brush strokes are her goal. When she's not making art, Nancy travels the Pacific Coast with a bicycle strapped to the car and "curiosity in my back pocket."

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