Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Sunflower Sketch

Sunflower Sketch  oil  14"x 11" sold
This started as a burnt umber sketch, then I put in the opaque paint to lighten and emphasize the area around the sunflowe only.  I enjoy working this way and have generally been working off of darker backgrounds lately.
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4 comments:

  1. This is lovely, Mary. I really like the soft colors and the composition.

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  2. Very nice! I really like the colors and your brushstrokes.

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  3. I love the fragile look about this, all the muted colors with just a splash of thick paint with stronger hues. Beautiful feel. Mary at her best!

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  4. I love the fragile look about this, all the muted colors with just a splash of thick paint with stronger hues. Beautiful feel. Mary at her best!

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