Monday, February 15, 2010

Sock Puppets


Oil on 1/8" Board. Approx 8"x8" SOLD

The challenge for this month was chosen by Diana Moses Botkin and was striped socks. Not something I would usually paint but, then again, that's why I'm in this challenge group. All I could think about were sock puppets. Then when I shot my reference, all I could think about was the amazing artist Ali Cavanaugh. And of course, her work was a strong influence for the overall look of this painting.

7 comments:

rahina q.h. said...

each and everyone unique and wonderful... this is what makes art!

Diana Moses Botkin said...

I love your painting, Michael; it's so playful and imaginative. And yes, the striped socks reminded me too of Ali's work, which I admire very much.

Sharon Schock said...

I love the sock puppets, very creative interpretation of the challenge :)

Linda said...

Love the puppets! Very creative and fun! All the paintings are fantastic! This challenge is always fun to see. All of you are remarkable artists!!

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Faith Te said...

Hi, Mr. Naples! I received the Sunshine award and I chose you as one of my 12 nominees on my blog. Love receiving each new painting in my inbox!

Dean Grey said...

Michael!

Smart idea on your part!

You turned a ho-hum subject and turned it into an original, fun painting!

-Dean