Oil Painting: Alstroemeria Stem

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8 by 10 inches, oil on hardboard
8 by 10 inches, oil on hardboard

After all these timed sketches, I wanted to go a little bigger. The pressure and focus of finishing a painting all in one go has been helpful. No time for smooshing. Last night I set a timer for an hour and got out an 8 by 10 board. It was fun.

This has a holiday feel to me. It’s the color, plus it reminds me of amaryillis, which seem to go with Christmas. Click the painting to see it in my etsy shop.

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5 thoughts on “Oil Painting: Alstroemeria Stem

    Mary said:
    December 2, 2013 at 11:31 am

    Beautiful

      debrha responded:
      December 2, 2013 at 2:36 pm

      Thanks Mary!

    Maggie Capettini said:
    December 4, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    I love seeing the results of your timed paintings. What a neat way to challenge yourself…and the results are spectacular!

      debrha responded:
      December 5, 2013 at 12:27 am

      Thanks Maggie!

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