Posted on October 12, 2012
This entry was posted in landscape, oil and tagged autumn, Deb Anderson, foliage, oil painting, undergrowth.
Nicely done! Very interesting and unexpected subject and beautiful use of color.
Thanks Kathleen! Markweed is another name for poison ivy. I didn’t know that’s what I was painting until after I’d finished. Still not sure, but no itchy rash 🙂
Love the colors!
Thanks! It’s such a beautiful time of year.
Wonderful painting, that has me lingering longer to capture all there is to see. Nice work on this piece ~ Mary
Thank you, Mary! I enjoy doing foliage paintings like this. Like working on a jigsaw puzzle – at first there’s just this jumble, nothing to focus on, and then each tiny bit of weed and leaf becomes fascinating.
It’s really very cool to look at.
I’m here from oilpastelsbymary.com’s nomination of your blog for “Very Inspiring Blogger Award.” I really like your work, and this particular painting is mesmerizing!
[…] take decent indoor pictures. I’ve done several other foliage-focused paintings like this one: Markweed and Common Boneset are two. They are fascinating to work […]
[…] names of these plants until I’m done painting them (ended up realizing one painting was of poison ivy). The purple flowers here are pickerel weed – appropriate since they were growing in Pickerel […]
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