Thursday, June 16, 2011

Upsy Daisy by Texas Artist Nancy Medina

Upsy Daisy by Nancy Medina
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Upsy Daisy is a new work in Flower Mound Studio, and is based on the new gerbera daisies I purchased at the grocery store this afternoon. I found a bin filled with discount flowers marked "MUST GO" and bunches at $3 each. I had to stock up. Someone had to rescue these unloved, unwanted and rejected blossoms and give them a safe haven in their final days. I brought them home, snipped their stems and gave them all fresh water and food. Tomorrow if the light is good, I'll take lots of photos that will help me with paintings for years to come. Even a little fading blossom can be worth its weight in gold.


AutumnLeaves said...

Fresh, fun, and beautiful! Delightful, Nancy!

Archie and Melissa said...

oh my gosh nancy!
those flowers are some lucky models i tell ya!
what a beautiful painting!

Ruth Welter said...

A beautiful and fresh bouquet of summertiime flowers Nancy.


Cozy Little House said...

I wish I could paint the photos I take. I take so many, I'd never get them all painted!

Egretta Wells blog said...

beautiful, classy colors and a nice composition make this one a real winner!

Lisa RedWillow said...

So very beautiful.. Some day I will paint again. Maybe this winter.. It really gets cold here in Canada and the days are so short with winter so very long.. You have really done it.
I love your works.
Thanks so much for coming by also.

Art with Liz said...

Oh Nancy I've missed so much of your beautiful work! What a pleasure going through your blog and this one is stunning.

Kim Monster said...

love it as always :)