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Chia
08-26-2011, 08:27 PM
Well, as Howard predicted, my muse returned.... and this is what she told me to paint! It's my suggestion for how to get the kids to eat their greens. :)
Help yourself - there's plenty for everyone!
20x16 on deep wrapped canvas. Camera has distorted the image a little.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Aug-2011/137335-vending_variation_web.jpg

Raymo
08-26-2011, 08:35 PM
You need one to dispense ranch dressing !

I like the way your mind works....:lol:

PainterDeb
08-26-2011, 09:01 PM
Oh what a fun painting!! glad to see your muse has returned!

(I like broccoli, but my quarter is going for the jelly beans...:) )

Chia
08-26-2011, 09:28 PM
Hi Raymo, ranch dressing eh?...... Hmmm, don't get me started!
Thanks Deb! It was a fun painting and my money's going to jelly beans too (but don't tell the kids!)

PattiLou
08-26-2011, 11:04 PM
How neat! My money would go for the Jelly Beans too.:D Maybe it's the color. My daughter used to call broccoli 'trees', I think if it were a different color kids would like it.

cameronm
08-26-2011, 11:35 PM
I'd take the broccoli if there was melted cheese in one of the machines!
Wonderful, fun painting!

Wassie
08-27-2011, 02:27 AM
Who in the world is going to pay 25 cents for broccoli? I love this painting. All those jelly beans with lying at different angles and the highlights, well, the whole painting is awesome to me.

lathadamle
08-27-2011, 02:45 AM
Beautiful. Innovative concept too!

Linee
08-27-2011, 10:33 AM
A joy to view!

OkeeKat
08-27-2011, 11:45 AM
I LOVE IT!!
Great idea.. But My Choice is the jelly beans too!!
Well done!!:thumbsup:

LavenderFrost
08-27-2011, 12:21 PM
Love this!

Chia
08-27-2011, 06:48 PM
Pattilou, Cameron, Wassie, Linda, lathadamle, Linda, Kathie & Lavender - thank you all for your comments! Sounds like the broccoli might be a hard sell and dispensing melted cheese with it would be messy & containers would be neccessary which would push the price up..... and as Wassie said, "who is going to pay 25 cents for broccoli?" :confused:
Oh well, another brilliant idea down the drain! Of course that's not going to stop me from conjuring these things up :wink2: .

Kathrin G.
08-27-2011, 07:48 PM
I just love this :clap: Your ideas are just like little miracles :clap: :clap: :clap:

Oh, and I'll take the broccoli :thumbsup: :D

MrsG_SoCal
08-28-2011, 12:47 PM
Now you are just showing off... ;) Just kidding! You know I love you and I adore your work!! Another amazing piece!

RPut
08-28-2011, 01:36 PM
Fabulous!! :)

Faded
08-28-2011, 08:42 PM
Inspiring originality :thumbsup:
-David

lilbelle
08-30-2011, 07:08 PM
Incredible details and beautifully painted as always Coralie, I love it! You come up with such interesting subjects.
How did your show go last week?

sugarbritches085
08-30-2011, 08:12 PM
I actually thought this painting was a picture at first glance. It made me giggle. I completely agree about a cheese sauce dispenser! :lol:

vmrs
08-30-2011, 10:41 PM
Love it!
(and with the price of broccoli here I'll take a whole bunch!)

chammi kaiser
08-31-2011, 09:36 AM
Coralie, I am so pleased your muse is back. This is absolutely brilliant and wonderfully creative. I love it.

Chia
09-02-2011, 07:17 PM
Hi everyone, thanks so much for your comments! I apologize for the tardiness of my response - I've been off on a little holiday.
Lillian, the show has been going well in terms of viewers and PR, but it hasn't translated in sales as yet - just a few so far. It is at a small public gallery which typically isn't known for sales. It's ongoing until mid September, so there's still lots of time.

gaykir
09-02-2011, 09:28 PM
Where's the "like" button when you need it???

ladypainter
09-03-2011, 08:47 AM
I love this idea in fact all of your paintings are wonderful. Nice to have a smile in this serious world we live in

idylbrush
09-03-2011, 10:22 AM
The more I see your work, the more I enjoy it. The sense of humor and the thought process and the work that goes into it. Very interesting insight/social commentary.