The weather’s been so nice, I hope to try plein air painting soon. I plan to do more solo painting as well.
I’ve had fewer opportunities to paint lately. It felt great to get everything out again for these flower paintings.
Happy belated birthday, Oma! I think this is done. The girls helped by gessoing the board and painting the flowers. They also helped with many critiques.
We painted a little apple with a very tarnished silver cup that I bought on eBay.
This is inspired by the beautiful paintings of Barbara Kacicek, http://barbarakacicek.blogspot.com/, and based on an image by Antonio Gillo posted at sxc.hu. My thanks to both artists. I thought this would be straightforward but found myself lost in fluffy mounds of pink and blue and gray.
I did some more painting with the girls yesterday. I ended up trimming a few inches off the right side of my to improve the composition. I’m happy with the pink reflection on the plate.