It has been a really busy month, but I was able to get out to the studio to work on a painting yesterday. I love sunflowers and I have photographed them a lot, so I thought it was time to start working on a sunflower painting. I used three of my photographs as a reference.
I am just about finished, I just have a few more details. As with all my paintings, I have this “sitting” period when I have it “sit” on my easel for a couple of days. This is so I can walk by it a bunch of times and get a fresh look to determine the final details and any changes I want to make. I love the heavy texture and of course, the green background. You know, this Irish girl loves her green! 🙂
Here is a close up of the corner where you can see I continued the painting around the edges as I used a gallery wrapped canvas. I like this style of canvas best because the back of the canvas is double wrapped with wood for a nice clean look.
I will post the final painting soon.
Have a wonderful creative day, Janell
8 thoughts on “Sunflower Painting”
LOVE IT!!!!!! Sunflowers are such happy flowers, always make me smile. Excellent.
I like how you wrapped the painting. Such warm, cheerful colors!
I love sunflowers and yours is magnificent, especially on that lovely green background!
Wonderful painting. I love sunflowers!
Amazing painting 🙂 I would buy the original painting.. is it for sale 😉 ?
Yes, it is! I just sent you an email through your contact page on your website. Funny, I just finished the painting and was about to photograph it again to put on my website. You can also contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your art is rich and full. Thank you for the likes.
The best to you in the new year.
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