Saturday, May 21, 2011

Solar Flare Sunflower by Texas Artist Nancy Medina

Solar Flare Sunflower
by Nancy Medina
6X8
Oil on Linen Board
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Every now and then the disaster movie I'm watching gives me a great idea for a painting title. Solar Flare is a new work completed after a long evening of painting, and is based on one of the most beautiful sunflowers I've ever encountered in Coronado, California. It almost seems a bit unfair they can have the best roses, delphiniums, daisies, and peonies, and then have to go and also lay claim to the best sunflowers, too - I will have to resign myself to visit there as often as possible! Staying on the beach in perfect weather is a tough job, but I'm willing to make the sacrifice for the sake of the flowers...
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