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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Another Charity Event

Rocking Chair for Charity
Here's another fun piece that I recently finished for a local charity which helps protect abused children. I knew right away when I received the unfinished wooden rocker that I wanted to do something that would impress all who view it. This meant that I would have to abandon the common "charity chair" color scheme which consists of every bold color on an artist's palette.
I have grown more enamored with patterns over the years and this was a great opportunity to put them to use. I selected several patterns with high contrast and placed them all over the chair. Since my chair was child sized, I used dimensional paints for the header board at the top of the chair. I posted a couple shots of this so that you can see the cool texture which it left. I thought this would be a fun additive, especially for children.
Now I just have to cross my fingers and hope that my chair pulls the highest bid at the auction. - Jared


The Pyper Fam said...

This is an awesome chair, Jared! I love looking at all of your work! You are so talented!

Darlene Twitchell said...

WOW! You must have a ton of patience to have painted such a lovely and painstakingly detailed chair. Very nice! That should definitely get a high bid!

simoart said...

I love the work on this chair. Great creativity and patience. Keep up the good work.

Trevor Lingard said...

Hello Jared
Thank you for folowing my blog. It has enabled me to visit you. Please allow me to follow your work.
Kind Regards

Amy Sullivan said...

~This chair turned out beautifully~
~& what a wonderful way to raise moneys for the children~


tlq said...

Love the Chair! IF I still had a little one, I would definitely bid on it. Also thankyou for all the advice in our meeting at baldwin. You were a great help.

eLIZabeth Floyd said...

This is a fun and creative chair design! I really like the black and white patterns! Good luck with the charity.