Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Juan de Fuca by Nancy Merkle | $1,175 | acrylic painting | 30' h x 24' w | ..\art\acrylic-painting-Juan-de-Fuca

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Juan de Fuca

Nancy Merkle

Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas

Finished black edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2018

30 " h x 24 " w x 1.5 " d |5 lbs. 8 oz.

$1,175

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The Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington State provided the inspiration for this semi-abstract landscape painting. A rugged shoreline, a stand of evergreen trees, and the blue of water and sky support the design. Cool shades of purple, green, and blue are reflected in the composition. The painting was created using a palette knife and acrylic paints on a stretched canvas. The edges of the painting are black.

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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