Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Good Hope Hydrangea Painting by Texas Artist Nancy Medina

Good Hope Hydrangeas
by Nancy Medina
16X20
Oil on Canvas Board

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Good Hope Hydrangeas is drying on the easel in Flower Mound Studio, as the puggies dream on their new ultra comfy memory foam bed nearby. I had been working on the setup for Good Hope in my mind for a week. I knew I wanted to paint pink watermelon, but I couldn't decide if pink hydrangeas would work with pink watermelon, or if white hydrangeas would be better. Since this is probably the last hurrah for my white hydrangeas, which appear on the brink of collapse, they made the decision for me. The most difficult part of the painting was fending off the studio assistants, who were quite certain they could contribute valuable assistance with the delicious smelling watermelon prop.



Good Hope in Progress

9 comments:

Benny and Lily said...

Beautiful!
Benny & Lily

Nancy Medina said...

Thank you Benny and Lily! : )

KAT said...

that is spectacular. love it! watermelon is a popular fruit amoung my sons although I do not like to eat it ever since I can remember. I love how it looks in art
KAT

A New England Life said...

In progress? Are you still working on it, Nancy? Lovely so far!

Marie Theron said...

A Masterpiece that reminds of 17th century still life paintings!

Egretta Wells blog said...

This painting is lovely! And I love seeing your studio set up. You are so inspiring. Have a wonderful show at the new gallery....wish I could come see!

Diane Hoeptner (hep-ner) said...

This one is brilliant, Nancy!! Lovely colors and the glass vase gives an added dimension, just beautiful!!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Dear Auntie Nancy
When your hands take that magic paint brush,, you create miracles.. and this is one of them!
You are so amazing.. to create such beautiful art work
love
tweedles

Marie Theron said...

The studio all around you is really a dream, Nancy, a wonderful area to work! You are a true professional! And how nice never to run out of flowers to paint.

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