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Lately, my husband, George P. Inge IV, and I have begun a series of painted sculptures. George designs and makes the sculpture, and I paint it. The first one we've done is a portrait of my mother, based on a studio photograph taken of her when she was 19 or 20, before her life had unfolded.

George has maintained a daily practice of abstract drawing for over forty years. His rule has traditionally been: work spontaneously, don't erase or redraw. Now we're transferring some of his drawings to canvas, so that I can paint them.  As I work, I'm focused on emphasizing the spirit of fun and lightheartedness I see in them.
Mom 2, Oil on Sculpted Maple, 7.5x9.5x3.5in/19x24x9cm

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