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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Cups & Mugs, by Joan Tavolott

This is a mug that I got from my husband as one of my Christmas gifts many years ago. It has a painting by Monet (one of my favorites) on the front and another on the back. It suffered from daily use and now has a crack in it so I don't use it as often. I've sketched it many times.


10 comments:

  1. What a great mug to keep even if it has a crack in it. I have one I now use for paint brushes because of a crack in it. Love your painting...it's a painting within a painting isn't it.

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  2. it beautiful! the crack proves how much it is loved,

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  3. I love this painting--the soft subtle color and line, just fill my eyes.

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  4. Ann - I still use the mug once in a while, but not as regularly. Yes, it is a painting within a painting. lol Thank you.

    Laurie - Thanks. I don't quite know how the crack happened. I may have been there a while before it got stained enough that I noticed it on the inside.

    Beth - Many thanks!

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  5. It is beautiful and was a very thoughtful gift from your husband.
    I love the painting.

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  6. What a lovely gift and the fact that you painted it. A nice tribute
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  7. Something very homey feeling to me about this painting. Perhaps it's the tea bag hanging over it's side!

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  8. You do Monet very well. They say we should copy the masters to improve our art. Very nice! The shadow adds a nice touch.

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  9. Love it and the actual feel of being in the moment of having a cup of tea.

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