Monthly Archives: June 2009

Four Sunflowers

Four Sunflowers – 18 x 24 – Acrylic on Wood – Reserved for Mayberry Fine Art

That’s it! I’m done! :) Although it took a little longer than I had planned, I did find the abstract shapes pretty easily and the colours were delightful to work with – I’ll have to do some more with this palette.

My next painting will a cool secluded forest and I get to start it tomorrow – yay Canada Day! :) And then after that it’s on to a commission.

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Sunflowers – WIP6

Sunflowers – 18 x 24 – Acrylic on Wood – Reserved for Mayberry Fine Art

I was really hoping to have this finished by now – I’m so close! Don’t get me wrong I love making this one (ok I love making them all lately :) ), but I have finally decided on my next one (cool contemplative forest coming up!) so I’m ready to get to it. I just have to finish the centre area with more leaves and stems. I don’t want to rush it and wreck it so I will just take as long as I take. :) I’ve got another flower planned for later in the year (pinks and purples and turquoise – oh my!) and I think it needs to be bigger than the sunflowers – maybe 3 x 4. :)

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Sunflowers – WIP5

Sunflowers – 18 x 24 – Acrylic on Wood – Reserved for Mayberry Fine Art

I’ve now done three of the four flowers. Even though it is supposedly more compositionally pleasing to have odd numbers of things, I think these four look very well together. :) I love these reds and oranges placed against the warm greens of the leaves – and also the odd splash of cobalt green which brings that touch of blue to it.

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Sunflowers – WIP3

Sunflowers – 18 x 24 – Acrylic on Wood – Reserved for Mayberry Fine Art

Finished the top flower and getting a good sense of the rhythm of the painting. The top right will be the darkest area and I have yet to tackle the tangle of leaves and stems in the center. :)

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