In the Crate 2

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Another jug in the crate.

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In the Crate 2
In the Crate 2, 2013
Oil on canvas board
8″ x 6″
Here’s another jug in the crate. This Puerto Rican Rum jug has a unique wicker wrap which was interesting to try and capture. This jug is also in my Tabasco painting.


Author: Chris Palmen

I’ve been practicing art in one form or another for most of my life and have been painting since about 2003. I do explore other medium but primarily use either acrylic or oil paints.

For me art has always been about the enjoyment of drawing and creating. It’s about challenging my eye, my brain, and my hands to recreate what I am seeing on a two dimensional surface.

So far, my paintings have been influenced by anything resembling old boots. In other words, anything that shows it’s character & history in the cracks and creases caused by use and abuse, weathering and age.

Other than that I paint things that are readily available. Anything around the house that looks interesting enough to keep me painting!