Artist's description:

I recently went to the Meininger art supply store in Denver. (One great place!) While there, I learned of the Gamblin Torrit Grey Painting Competition.

Every spring, Gamblin Artists Colors collects a wealth of pigments from itsTorit® Air Filtration system. They filter the air around the areas where they handle dry pigments so that the workers are not exposed to pigment dust. Rather than sending any of the high quality, expensive pigments into the landfill, Gamblin paint makers recycle them into "Gamblin Torrit Grey."

The mix of pigments is different every year, so Torrit Grey is always unique and will never be repeated.

Torrit grey tubes are given out free to artists. By hosting the Torrit Grey Painting Competition, Robert Gamblin invites painters to experiment with the first dimension of Gamblin Color Space: VALUE. See how light & dark values can have as much impact as color.

This was my first effort, though it won't be my last, as I learned much from this exercise. The painting was 99.9 percent done with torrit grey and white. I think I dipped my brush in the black once, but didn't like it, so stuck with the grey and white.

The painting is signed and numbered on the back and signed on the front.
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Materials used:

Oil paint

Afternoon Repose (2009)

$399

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This artwork is sold by Bill Brauker from United States

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