Friday, June 21, 2013

Heading Out

   Heading Out                       16" x 20"                                   oil
I enjoyed every minute of painting both this and the original work which was small and in a square format. First of all, when I first snapped a series of shots of these two, it immediately created a story in my mind about their anticipation of a great day on the water. In this larger painting, I was able to paint with more depth of color and throw in more of the scattered wildflowers around the figures. And, as it turned out, it reminded a fly fisher out there of  fishing memories with one of his daughters and he bought the original and commissioned this larger work as a gift. It just doesn't get better than that! This one is sold, but you can view other fly fishing works on my website.


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4 comments:

Pat O'Driscoll said...

Congratulations on the sale Mary, nice job on the figures.

hmuxo said...

You always create such perfect movement with your paintings, Mary.
Beautiful scene...wonderful colors!!

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

Very nice congrats.

Celeste Bergin said...

Even before I read it was sold...I thought "that is going to sell"! I knew it would remind someone of something! So well done...beautiful!