Forging Wheels

Posted: November 28, 2012 in Uncategorized
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I was asked to paint a commission for a forge in the Pittsburgh area. I got to visit the site and view the forge in operation, talk to the workers, take photos, make sketches, and spend enough time to understand the operation. The painting was a compilation of several of those photos, with a good deal of simplification and artistic license to make a good composition. In fact I liked the painting so well, I decided to make it in fabric too. Both are completed now.
Here is the painting.I will post the fabric piece soon.

Forging Wheels, Oil on panel by Martha Ressler

 

 

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Comments
  1. marjorie says:

    Beautiful light! Can’t wait to see the fabric piece!

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