Original art for sale at | Fowl Play by Jeff Fleming | $3,100 | oil painting | 36' h x 48' w | ..\art\oil-painting-Fowl-Play

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Fowl Play

Jeff Fleming
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Oil painting on Stretched canvas New

Finished black edges

Ready to hang


Signed on front and back


36" h x 48" w x 1.5" d |8 lbs. 1 oz.

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A Hovawart merrily gallops on the shore with bright rubber duckies flung into the air. Their iconic yellow provides a happy contrast to the blues in the background and the playful dog. Artist Jeff Fleming describes his painting style as kinetic impressionism. He started with a pencil sketch, then with gloved hands, applied oil paint using his fingers. Details were later added using brushes and string. Once the paint dried, he moved the piece to his studio floor. "At this point, I whisked paint in random but authoritative strokes - a technique which replicates water splashing."

Jeff Fleming

Dana Point, California

Artist Jeff Fleming uses fingerpainting to create exuberant portraits of dogs. Growing up in Southern California, Jeff was first introduced to fingerpainting in kindergarten. He painted through high school and college and won several art awards, including Best of Show in a city wide student competition. After graduating with a degree in journalism and advertising, he went to work as an art director. For the next 40 years, he created print, radio and television ads for a number of top agencies. "After retiring in 2019, the clouds of stress and pressure cleared and allowed me to set my creative energy free," says Jeff. He began developing new techniques focused on the excitement and energy of painting. Today, he uses a variety of methods and tools, including fingerpainting wearing nitrile gloves, traditional paint brushes, bamboo shish kebab sticks, kite string, spraypaint and splattering. While working, Jeff always listens to music, including Broadway musicals, dance music and rhythmic Hawaiian tunes.

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