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Thursday, September 9, 2010

More Colour

Twists and Turns, 30x40, acrylic


I wanted to try a painting with a lot of saturated colour. The arbutus trees seemed to be a great subject. They have wonderful character and colour. I had a lot a fun just putting on the paint. I am usually concerned with creating sublety and with this one I didn't worry about that. It was quite freeing and fun.

3 comments:

  1. I'm a big fan of saturated colour so this painting really appeals! I think you've done a great job of not taking to colour too far and therefore making it unrealistic, instead you've found the perfect balance. The textures on the tree are great too, well done!

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  2. Arbutus trees are a great thing to paint but they are also very hard to paint. I see that you have done a great job with this one. I like this painting. :)

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  3. You inspire me. We boat in the Gulf Islands a lot, and the Madrona's speak to me. ravensdotter@blogspot.com

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