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New Painting by Susan Helbig

Would you believe that the painting below is actually a very realistic painting of a small section of a hearse? A year ago, the hearse parked in front of the gallery and two young women emerged.  They were in the process of "refurbishing" this old vehicle, sanding down the rough spots and general repairs.  I took numerous photos of the beautiful rusting, pealing surface and then eventually, ended up with this painting! Sure looks totally abstract, but in fact is a very real depiction.

"Conveyance" by Susan Helbig
Mixed Media 48"x48"