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FIRST SNOW, Fine art landscape painting, signed/dated original Helvey

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Sep 07, 2014
US $399.99
Approximately C $500.49(including shipping)
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Original/Reproduction: Original Style: Realism
Listed By: Artist Size Type/Largest Dimension: Medium (Up to 30")
Signed?: Signed Date of Creation: 2000-Now
Medium: Acrylic Region of Origin: US
Subject: Landscape Signed: Signed

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Offered is an exquisite, original fine art landscape painting:  “FIRST SNOW"  (# 12-4884).  The highly expressive image was created by the professional artist, William Helvey.  It is a painting that is unframed and created on archival, stretched canvas.   This is an original acrylic that is in excellent condition and no copies have ever been made.   This is a one-of-kind image.  The  size and is approximately 24 x 36 inches.  The color of the original art may be slightly different that the one you see on the screen. They  are more vivid with darker, contoured lines.   The painting is in the artist’s  personal collection and has had limited exposure to the public. 

The image shows a snowy landscape that is beginning to be covered with the first snow of the season.  A strong wind that is blowing and distant trees can be barely seen due to the snow.  The painting has rich layered foreground and background colors of sky,  ground and a wandering stream that disappears in the distance.    Emphasis of the composition is the placement of the trees and the creek in the composition.  Color harmonies create a dazzling array of colors.  The vibrant Impressionistic palette  is the emphasis of the composition.    The overall color theme is with intense warm and cool colors throughout the painting.  A muted blue and violet sky forms the backdrop for the Rocky Mountain scene.  From the distant blue tints, to the intense foreground of cobalt blue,  the painting illustrates the use of aerial color perspective techniques.  The "museum quality" image emphasizes soft lights and shadows.  

This “one-of-a-kind”  image is signed on the front and signed/dated on the back of the painting by William Helvey.  Copyright of the image remains with the artist. The unique image was created in 2012.  The artwork is suitable for matting and framing.  For the safety of the painting, it is preferable that the canvas be rolled and shipped in a tube container.  This is a quality painting that would be perfect for displays, exhibits or for your own personal art collection.

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Biography of the Artist

William Helvey was born in 1942 and is a fine art photographer and professional artist. He has painted and photographed figurative and natural subjects throughout the nation.  Helvey holds degrees in studio art and photography, and currently teaches adult drawing, painting and fine art photography classes. He is also an independent filmmaker and has received numerous awards for his films, photographs and artwork. Helvey has had more than eighty art exhibits and twenty-two photography solo exhibits during his forty years as a professional. His work is sought internationally by many private and corporate collectors in the United States, Brazil, United Kingdom, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, France, Czechoslovakia, and Ireland. Helvey is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Midwest and listed in America's Outstanding Professionals.

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“Excellent print, classical, elegant and sensual, Thanks.” 

“Stunning work - pictures do not do this justice. Fabulous piece!”

“I am extremely Happy! Beautiful painting that I will keep forever, Thanks!”

“Your artwork is just lovely!” 

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