Thursday, April 28, 2011

Backyard Iris

Backyard Iris  11"x 15"  oil
This is a plein aire painting from our back yard. It was done last season and I wanted to post it again to continue my current  theme. I am working on a larger iris painting that I will post soon though. We are still a few weeks away from seeing these bloom, but I hope to get out there and paint them again (maybe after the yard work gets done-ha!)
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10 comments:

  1. Fabulous! Beautiful hues of magenta and soft, delicate petals.

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  2. Your iris paintings are beautiful! I've enjoyed each one!

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  3. You have really inspired me with your Iris paintings.
    The Iris are blooming here and I tried one painting but I think I will try some more.
    I love the soft background in this one and the flowers are gorgeous.

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  4. I appreciate it, I tried to gray some of the background color in order to help the flowers pop.

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  5. Your irises are beautiful. Is yard-work ever done? :)

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  6. Beautiful! Not only the Irises but the background too.
    Great work Mary!

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  7. These irises are gorgeous, Mary... Just loose enough to be wonderful and light and mysterious... I also like the way they fit into the backgrounds you've created...

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  8. These iris paintings are so beautiful. Can't say enough.

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