Autumn Roses by the Sea by Mark Pugh

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Mark Pugh

Autumn Roses by the Sea


91.44 x 60.96 cm | 36 x 24 in

Oil and ink on linen mounted panel

  • Third Place ($500 Cash Award) / Imaginative Realism
  • Third Place ($500 Cash Award) / Portraiture

While I am trained in traditional oil painting, much of my inspiration comes from ink and watercolor illustrators from the early 20th century. In this painting the girl lives within the world of the illustration, her hair blows with the same wind that moves through the drawing behind her.