Oil painting of Autumn Markweed

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12 by 12 inches, oil on hardboard
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10 thoughts on “Oil painting of Autumn Markweed

    kathleen williford said:
    October 13, 2012 at 5:57 am

    Nicely done! Very interesting and unexpected subject and beautiful use of color.

      debrha responded:
      October 18, 2012 at 9:34 pm

      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 🙂

    Meta said:
    October 13, 2012 at 8:56 am

    Love the colors!

      debrha responded:
      October 18, 2012 at 9:26 pm

      Thanks! It’s such a beautiful time of year.

    Mary said:
    October 17, 2012 at 10:10 am

    Wonderful painting, that has me lingering longer to capture all there is to see. Nice work on this piece ~ Mary

      debrha responded:
      October 18, 2012 at 9:31 pm

      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.

        Mary said:
        October 19, 2012 at 6:33 am

        It’s really very cool to look at.

    Healthy A-Z said:
    October 19, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    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!

    Oil painting: Hawkweed | Deb Anderson, painting said:
    January 5, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    […] 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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