Sunday, April 24, 2011

Copper Top ( Iris)

Copper Top (Iris) 6x6" oil
There is a particular color in this type of Iris that I can only describe as copper. It doesn't hit the pink, orange or yellow tones exactly, but all those in between. That was my challenge and I think it's pretty close, and I loved the contrast of the red-violet with it. I may try this again with two or three blooms in the compostition.
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5 comments:

  1. Mary, this is so well done. I love the softness of it as well as the colors. You are a master of edges.

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  2. Another beauty, Mary! I like your wonderful brushwork and colors on this iris!

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  3. Looks like you captured that copper just right.. lovely piece!

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  4. Your Irises are amazing, and you have really captrued the color of this type of Iris. We have a Botanical Garden close by, and the Iris garden is a big part of it. It has every color of Iris one can imagine, so I am familiar with this one.

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  5. I love the brushwork on the iris--beautiful modulation of color.

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