Thursday, June 10, 2010

Darling Clementines, Pansies and Geraniums

Darling Clementines, Pansies and Geraniums
Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
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Darling Clementines is a painting I enjoyed creating, introducing a fun element with the Clementine crate and surrounding it with some of my favorite bright flowers.

It's quiet in the studio this evening, the pugs have retired early after a day of strenuous pug activity (ie, nap, sleep, eat, nap, sleep, eat, ad infinitum). All of the TVs in the house are turned off so it is quiet, and even though it is still warm outside, there is a nice breeze blowing on the back porch. Summer nights in Texas always remind me of my childhood on Briar Patch farm, running barefoot up and down the dirt driveway with my three sisters in the dark, daring one another to go all the way to the mailbox and come back, with the stars above the trees as our only light. I'm much too old to run barefoot down my mother's driveway in the dark anymore. But I still enjoy stepping outside her porch in the evenings to see the stars. They light up the sky like diamonds.


Autumn Leaves said...

I now have that song "Oh my darlin', oh my darlin', oh my daaaarlin' Clementine..." running through my head. Thanks Nancy! ;-o This is a delightful piece and hearing your memories of Briar Patch Farm nights along with that distinctly nostalgic crate all combine into a gorgeous painting.

Unknown said...

Sherry, and if you were thinking something like banjo music and barefoot kids in the country, you would be exactly right! : )