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Facetious Painted Portraits

Caroline Larsen Creates Oil Paintings That Resemble Woven Wonders

— July 27, 2011 — Art & Design
If at first glance, this artwork will have you thinking it's made of woven materials; look again, because the work of Caroline Larsen is actually a collection of oil paintings. Caroline Larsen is currently based in Toronto, where she creates painted works of art that are made to look like meticulous woven wonders, and yet believe it or not, they are made entirely of oil paint.

Within each of these oil paintings by Caroline Larsen, an exploration of textures, materials and paint can be seen. Through checking out Caroline Larsen's website, more of these captivating paintings can be explored.

Implications - When product displays have you thinking a product is made out of one material, and then it is revealed it is not, consumers are instantly fascinated. This seemingly-woven artwork or Cashmere's wedding dresses made of toilet paper are perfect examples of how businesses can create facetious visual spectacles that have consumers taking a second look.
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