Winter Sunset Abstract framed and on the wall.

“Winter Sunset Abstract,” Custom Commissioned Painting

Winter Sunset Abstract framed and on the wall.

Winter Sunset Abstract framed and on the wall.

Another customer sent me a photo of her custom commissioned painting on the wall in her house, and this is one I haven’t shared here before.

Winter Sunset Abstract is a pastel on matboard, which I use sometimes for larger paintings. This painting is 24″ x 32″, and with an ice blue mat it’s 32″ x 40″ with a 3″ walnut frame to finish it off.

The customer who commissioned it is a long-time customer of both commissioned cat portraits (5) and purchase of other originals and prints as well as merchandise. She had seen my painting “Winter Sunset, After Rothko” a couple of years ago. I had already sold it, but she had the idea it was far larger than the actual 8″ x 11″ painting it was. She commissioned me to create a large painting based on that smaller painting using the same theme and some adjustments to the colors.

Keeping the finished work within standard frame sizes (oversize glass and mats are very expensive and were difficult for me to work with at that time), I determined the final size of the painting and realized it was too big for my studio. Luckily it was early autumn and I often work outside in nicer weather. I set up a table outside and carried out my pastels and got to work.

We made a few adjustments after that and then went looking for the right frame. I’m grateful I took the time to set up a portion of my basement for framing because I couldn’t have framed this in my studio either. I have a larger table down there with more space around it.

Once it was finished I was so excited at how nice it looked! I have to do more big abstracts! And now that nice weather is coming I think I will plan on that.

Winter Sunset Abstract prints

Winter Sunset Abstract, pastel, 24 x 32 © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Winter Sunset Abstract, pastel, 24 x 32 © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

if you’d like a print of this commissioned painting I can make prints in various sizes on paper and canvas. Visit the Winter Sunset Abstract product post to see the choices and prices.

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