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April 29, 2007

Pretty in Pink



Pretty in Pink
6"x6"
Oil on Archival Canvas Panel

sold
If you are interested in this painting or others please contact me
kirkeeide@mac.com

April 22, 2007

Earth Day




Today is Earth Day. In honor of Mother Earth I am posting a couple examples of her beauty. The first is of the rolling hills of Sonoma Valley in California. The other is of the mountains of Wyoming, early September, with low clouds hovering around the peaks. The other is of the rolling hills of Sonoma Valley in California.
More and more I find myself connected to this Earth. Certainly more aware and appreciative than I was in my youth. The Earth does earn her name as Mother for she is truly like a mother to all living things. Giving life and nourishment, providing us with shelter and beauty, singing us lullabies that whisper through the trees and grass and letting us know when we have been out of line when she shows us her anger. We certainly cannot keep taking and taking and destroying this source of life. If we continue there will be no more beautiful landscapes to enjoy, no more flowers to smell, no more songs of nature, no more us.
So enjoy the day... go outside, take a walk, sit by a stream, plant some flowers, breathe in the air and enjoy the sunshine.

California Vista
8" x 24" Canvas

Low Clouds
6"x 8" Oil on canvas panel

April 14, 2007

They say it's my birthday



It's my birthday and spring is here. It's sunny, warm and judging from the squirrels in my backyard, love is in the air. Life is good! While I should have painted a birthday cake, I'm sticking to my ongoing fixation with flowers.
If you are interested in purchasing this or any other paintings you see please contact me.
kirkeeide@mac.com

Renunculas
6"x8"
Oil on Canvas Panel

April 12, 2007

Waiting for Spring



Spring is taking it's time coming to Minnesota. I'm ready for some flowers. Trips to the nursery and immortalizing them in paint will have to do for now.

Tulips
6x8
Oil on Canvas Panel

April 4, 2007

Red Onion


6 x 8
Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD
This red onion had such a beautiful deep coloring I couldn't resist painting it. I was also intrigued by the garlic scapes that accompanying it. So intrigued that I'm sure there will be more studies of them in the future.

The Promise of Spring



Although it is a snowy April day, I'm finding the promise of spring in this little bouquet of Freesia Buds.
6x8
oil on canvas panel