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Teacups

Teacups
Photo Description:
This is a watercolour and ink painting I completed as part of my GCSE portfolio. The original idea of incorporating maps into my final piece was a result of my research into the artist Ed Fairburn. Later research into Lisa Milroy, who paints very detailed plates and other china, sparked the idea of conveying the idea of a 'broken home'. As a result, my final piece depicts three delicate china teacups stacked precariously on top of each other, with the thought they may break or crack at any moment, painted onto an accurate representation of an OS map to show the stress and fragility some families encounter.
 
Author
Victoria Pratt , 17 yrs
 
School
Colchester County High School for Girls