Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Wild Things - Sunflower Fields and Dallas Arboretum Blossoms

Wild Things - Sunflower Fields by Nancy Medina

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Wild Things is the newest sunflower painting in a studio filled with sunflower paintings, but the first time I have ever painted a field of sunflowers. I've had requests for years to do a vista of these favorite blossoms. Growing up in Texas, the highway department plants sunflowers as a weed control alternative, so you see them for hundreds of miles along the byways. What a gift to have something given so casually cause so much simple pleasure and delight.

This is the last new painting I will prepare for my Dallas Arboretum Artscape show March 18-20. You are invited to join me in Booth 54 in the gardens from 9 am to 5 pm each day. The tulips will be in full bloom, so I hope you will be there for a fun day among the most glorious blossoms in North Texas.

Queen of the Night black tulips of the Dallas Arboretum

4 comments:

AutumnLeaves said...

Oh I do love this one, Nancy. I once saw a movie in which the ranch/farm owner grew sunflowers as his crop. It was so glorious to see them like that! This is a beautiful place to have a picnic!

Thoughtfully Blended Hearts said...

Wishing I could be at your show...but I will just have to stay here and "enjoy" the rain for the umpteenth time...sunflower field is gorgeous...the sky is glorious in this one!!!
I think a sunflower field is like ....heaven!!!

Nancy Medina said...

Sherry this was as close to Italy as I could get, without the plane ticket! : ) I say we pack up the puggies and go...

Becky me too, I do hope you get some sunshine soon..!

Melissa and Emmitt said...

oh my gosh nancy!
i just get lost in your paintings!
so magical!
i wish i could be there in person to go to your show.
i will be thinking of you and all of your gorgeous paintings surrounding you.
you always make us feel like we are right there with you!
xoxoxo

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