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African American Boy Reading Art Print featuring the painting Alex Reading by Carol Berning


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8.00" x 6.50"


10.00" x 8.50"


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Alex Reading Art Print

Carol Berning

by Carol Berning

Regular Price: $17.35

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Product Details

Alex Reading art print by Carol Berning.   Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

Design Details

When I photographed this little boy in preparation for this painting, he wore a green t-shirt over his black turtleneck shirt. I asked him if green... more

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Comments (3)

Carol Berning

Carol Berning

Thank you, Bill!

Bill Cannon

Bill Cannon

Congratulations on your sale!!!

Madalena Lobao-Tello

Madalena Lobao-Tello

Featured on Female Artists - Creative Women! Congratulations! Great work, love how you have done this!!! Voted

Carol Berning replied:

Thank you, Madalena, for your comments and for featuring the painting. This is my fourth in a series of children reading.

Artist's Description

When I photographed this little boy in preparation for this painting, he wore a green t-shirt over his black turtleneck shirt. I asked him if green was his favorite color. He replied that it was, but that purple was his second favorite color. In my first incarnation of this painting, I tried to be true to the green. However, it didn't work. Additionally, I didn't have his skin tones correct. And the more I fiddled with the skin tones, the more the drawing went askew. So I trashed the first canvas and started anew. This is the second attempt with oils.

About Carol Berning

Carol Berning

As a toddler, I sat underneath quilts in large frames as my mother, grandmothers, and their friends created delicate, feathery patterns with their stitches. Gazing up at the “stained glass” fabric, I watched them push their tiny quilting needles through the layers of muslin, cottony batting, and colorful squares. That is my earliest memory of beautiful art. Following their lead, I grew up sewing and quilting, and many years later, I began to explore drawing and painting, studying under the guidance of Susan Truex. I enjoy painting images of people and things that are important to me, whether it’s a still life of eggs or rusty heaps, portraits of family and friends, or landscapes of lush fields or dark alley ways. I am fascinated by...



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