Monday, March 1, 2010

Fly Away Geraniums & Pansies

Fly Away Geraniums & Pansies by Nancy Medina
11X14
Oil on Canvas
Daily Painters Gallery

Artist contact: nancy@nancymedina.com
Nancy Medina Web Site

Fly Away is a painting of two of my favorite flowers, geraniums and pansies. This little painting languished in a corner of my studio for months, needing a facelift. I blotted out the purple hydrangeas and pepped up the reds, I embellished the yellow pansies and dabbed in some warm violet shadows and now it feels like the little flower grouping is finally ready for the ball. Let's just hope they remember to make it home before midnight when their carriage will turn into a pumpkin.

Wherever you are, bring your critters indoors and bundle up and stay warm this winter eve. I'll be drinking mocha coffee tomorrow morning with whipped creme on top and thinking of what to paint next.
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