Making It / Painting ‘Ella and Max’ / Isabella Taylor

A new painting by one of my favorite people, and artists.  Isabella.

You can see a slideshow showing the whole progression of this painting in the making at http://isabellart.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/sisters-this-painting-is-about-my-favorite-people-love-you-all.  Start at the sixth photo from the end.

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About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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3 Responses to Making It / Painting ‘Ella and Max’ / Isabella Taylor

  1. barbaraelka says:

    such talented young person

  2. sbmacinnis says:

    Wow!!

  3. thank you Mr. Mike !!!

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