Flower Painting Series – Pink Asters

I started work on the next ‘Daisy’ painting in my imagined series almost immediately after finishing the previous one entitled, ‘Birthday Flowers’. This time exploring the potential of pink on green. I’ve also been experimenting with achieving different lighting effects within each composition through colour and texture. Using strong complementary colour contrasts such as hot […]

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Birthday Flowers – Calendulas in a Vase

In case you’re wondering whether there is a bit of a theme emerging here with the special occasion flower paintings, you would be half right. It just so happens that I did both my sunflower painting and this latest one on Mother’s Day and my birthday, respectively, though not consciously planned. A friend of Bill’s […]

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Inky Poppies – The Zen of Art

Before you get too excited this is not going to be a deeply philosophical post on the subject of Zen and art. Apparently the concept of Zen says we should all be ok without the prerequisite waffle that often accompanies art. Frankly, my own opinion has always been that if something appeals to me then […]

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