Monday, March 2, 2009

Sunflowers--American Still Life Oil Painting

This bright little 5x7 inch oil painting is finally dry. I painted in December, but the paint is very thick and has been drying in my studio ever since. Although I don't often paint flowers, this one was fun to create with heavy impasto for every petal. Here is a closeup of some of the brush strokes:It is now listed for sale in my Etsy Gallery for $50.00 plus $6.50 for shipping to US addresses. You can see more closeups of the brush stroke or purchase by clicking here.
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3 comments:

Saundra Lane Galloway said...

Nancy, I love the way you have handled the sunflowers. Impasto just seems to fit the sunflower! I did one recently where I used heavier strokes and it was fun! Yours is beautiful!

Nancy and the fatties said...

Oh Nancy! I am ooo-ing and ah-ing here at my desk today. These are so buttery and lovely. You have really captured the warmth and color of sunflowers beautifully!
bravo!!! these are my favorites. My new favorites of yours. : )
xxoxxxooo

Nancy Merkle said...

Thank you both very much!