This is What Music Would Look Like as Paintings

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Artist Melissa McCracken has a bit different approach to painting – she paints what she hears. Each of her oil paintings is titled after the song that inspired it.

McCracken actually has a neurological condition Synesthesia, which triggers her to imagine songs and musical genres as different colorful settings.

She sees jazz as a combination of blues, golds, and whites, while pop, for example, is colored bright pink and purple.

See her interpretations below and more on her website and social media.

Little softy Fly Too High 12” x 12” Sold

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A little pink spring tower closeup 🌸🐖

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He’s a little soft one but one of my favvoorritttess

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The In-Between 96” x 74” oil on canvas sold

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I’ve got 20 newbies. La Mer 30” x 40” oil on canvas sold

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