Tuesday, May 31, 2011
After a much needed break I am back in the studio and painting. My Asters are just beginning to slow down their peek blooming season and there are a few of them left. They are a lovely lavender color with white feathery tips that blow in the breeze. I have noticed an abundance of bees this year buzzing among them. Included in this painting are a small aqua glass vase and a few of my cobalt blue bottles. I included sliced oranges to compliment the blues in the painting. I did a preliminary drawing or quick sketch to determine the layout before I began painting.
I bought these cardinal salt and pepper shakers in lieu of our crazy cardinal that made the exterior of our home his work.....he...
I am making a shadow box to place my still life objects in so that I can control the light. I saw something similar on Wet Canvas mon...
I am on a Peony roll here.....just enjoying the process of painting and color. Can be purchased here .
This is a 6"x 6" study of a rose. I learned a lot from looking at works of others that I admire. One of the things that was im...