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Collected Item: “A Collection of Quarantine Paintings”

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A Collection of Quarantine Paintings

What sort of object is this: text story, photograph, video, audio interview, screenshot, drawing, meme, etc.?

This is a photograph that I took using my phone.

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I am posting this photo because it showcases how I have spent a lot of my time during the pandemic. This photo displays every painting I have created since the beginning of quarantine. Some of the works shown in the picture are still works in progress and others are completed. Before Covid prevailed and we were sent home in the spring, I had lost interest in painting and had not painted in months. The lockdown that Covid brought on allowed me to slow down and rekindle the love and creativity I had for painting. In this photo, there are 14 paintings, however, I have made more and gave them to friends as gifts. I mainly work with acrylic paint on canvas because I like vibrant color and solid lines, although, I would like to start experimenting with oil paints soon. Covid-19 brought on many obstacles to a lot of people but I am grateful that I was allowed to reconnect with painting

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#Suffolk, #art, #painting, #creativity, #DigitalHistory, #Office, #CreatinginPandemic, #Saugus

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then put "self" here.)

Nina Ciampa

Give this story a date.

2020-10-29
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