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What is the most mundane object that you have ever been inspired to paint?

 A toothbrush
 A phone
 A clock
 Your keys
 A laundry basket
 A pair of shoes
 Other (please tell us in the forum)
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From the Forum

RE: What is the most mundane object that you have ever been inspired to paint?

The question really has two elements to it, doesn't it? It depends more on the percieved relative mundanity of the items than whether you have painted any of them. Now, a telephone could be

RE: What is the most mundane object that you have ever been inspired to paint?

[QUOTE]Jasminebonbon - 2014-04-08 12:01 AM A paint tube. The most mundane transformed into an alive paint tube painting a portrait of an artist. The joke is two fold. Its a reversal of the norm of

RE: What is the most mundane object that you have ever been inspired to paint?

Painting - well not really. But line drawings, yes - plenty: telephone, bed, ink bottle, pot, pan, kettle, and knife, fork and spoon. And they have all been sold. Some of them have been posted


 
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