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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 03, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

SELLER INFORMATION . I have been in the picture framing business for over 18 years and will be listing some of my prints as time permits. Please continue to watch my auctions for newly added prints. All my prints come from a smoke free home, they are new and never been framed.

ARTIST INFORMATION . Melinda Copper used pencils before she could speak, and she has been drawing, painting, and sculpting ever since. And, as the artist’s images reflect, animals, particularly dogs and cats, are her favorite subjects. Through her paintings, Copper has introduced art lovers to a world where her animals portray historical figures and become the main characters in elegant, yet witty, vignettes that delight the eye. Copper’s interest in animals led her to pursue a degree in biology, but her passion for art drew her to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting. However, her curiosity about the painting process, and the lack of instruction in the technique, led her to study on her own and to her trademark subject matter. While visiting Paris, she was amazed at the solid grounding in the “how to” of painting at the great art academies. The artist recalls she was envious and, by fate, during time she spent at the Louvre, she came across a half-finished painting hanging in one of the galleries. Copper discovered the great masters’ use of under
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