Saturday, January 11, 2014

Geranium Mix

Geranium Mix                       9" x 12"                        oil on linen
I don't typically work by starting out with a dark background, but I did here with these bight geraniums and marigolds against dark umber. It was a  fun change and it gave me some ideas for working this way again with more structure in the composition.

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3 comments:

  1. The dark background is what caught my eye bringing out the beautiful colors in the geraniums. Nice work!!!

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  2. awesome! a great example of how darks can make color just sing!

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  3. Very nice flower painting. I'm working on flowers right now and it is challenging, but what isn't! You do make it look easy. I like how only a few are in focus.

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