Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Chosen, Flower Market Day

The Chosen, Flower Market by Nancy Medina


Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas

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The Chosen is a departure from my usual paintings. I began drawing women in dresses and ballgowns in the fourth grade, when my dream of being a fashion designer first began. My first year of college that notion was dispelled when I learned I had to embrace home furnishings in the mix, and learn how to tell a Louis the XIV chair from a chaise lounge. This was a fun painting, and I drew on my watercolor background to lay in a nice soft background, reminiscent of the flowers of the Dallas Arboretum. I suppose you could say I am wishing for summer already!
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