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Koi Fish Throw Pillow featuring the painting Koi by Darice Machel McGuire

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Koi Throw Pillow

Darice Machel McGuire

by Darice Machel McGuire

$36.00

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Product Details

Our throw pillows are made from 100% spun polyester poplin fabric and add a stylish statement to any room. Pillows are available in sizes from 14" x 14" up to 26" x 26". Each pillow is printed on both sides (same image) and includes a concealed zipper and removable insert (if selected) for easy cleaning.

Design Details

This painting came about from my research for a group painting my art students were doing for a special project. I had assigned eight students to... more

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Koi  Painting by Darice Machel McGuire

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Koi Canvas Print

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Koi Art Print

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Koi Poster

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Koi Metal Print

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Koi Acrylic Print

Acrylic Print

Koi Wood Print

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Koi Greeting Card

Greeting Card

Koi iPhone Case

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Koi Throw Pillow

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Koi Shower Curtain

Shower Curtain

Koi Tote Bag

Tote Bag

Koi Beach Towel

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Koi Bath Towel

Bath Towel

Koi Spiral Notebook

Spiral Notebook

Koi Fleece Blanket

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Koi Tapestry

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Throw Pillow Tags

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Painting Tags

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Artist's Description

This painting came about from my research for a group painting my art students were doing for a special project. I had assigned eight students to paint koi fish in any style, composition and colors on a canvas I divided into eight 24 x 14 sections. One of the students chose to not participate, leaving me to fill the space. I started out by painting an underpainting of cadmium red. Starting with the dark shadows, I worked my way around the rocks. I used thin transparent paint for the rocks and blended the light and dark values until I achieved the look I was going for. Before I painted the fish in I got a lot of jokes about the rocks. "Are those eggs you're painting?" was a common one. Once I painted the koi in the egg jokes stopped. Placing the shadows of the fish slightly to the right and smaller then the fish helped me give this painting a greater sense of depth. Adding the third fish in the upper right corner of the painting brought a better balance to the composition. "Copyright 2...

About Darice Machel McGuire

Darice Machel McGuire

Darice Machel McGuire lives on the beautiful Island of Maui. Her Hawaii and California landscape oil and acrylic paintings are gracing the homes and offices of collectors nationally and internationally. McGuire's choice of subject matter comes from her love of nature and all that surrounds her on a daily basis. She paints in large and small formats. Her works are represented by Village Galleries in Lahaina, Karen Lei's Gallery in Kahakuloa, Karen Lei's Gallery in Ka'anapali, Kaukini Gallery in Kahakuloa, and Kingwell Island Art in Lahaina. All these locations are on the Island of Maui Maui. McGuire brings hands-on experience to her art. Her childhood years were spent shadowing her mother who is a fine art oil and watercolor artist and...

 

$36.00