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October 24, 2010

If I Were A Flower


"If I Were A Flower"
18 x18 Oil

I think if I were a flower I'd want to be like this - showy, lush and of course, red. A stand out in the crowd!
If this looks familiar, it is. I had done a small version of this earlier and decided I wanted to try it in a larger scale. As is the process (for me, anyway) in going from small scale to large scale my technique changes a bit. This has lots and lots of texture.
And here's a little picture of my little visitor from the other evening. After enjoying her time on the deck she headed out for a leisurely stroll. She was a bit annoyed that I called after her and took her picture - thus the stare she's giving me.

© 2010 Deb Kirkeeide. All rights reserved.

5 comments:

Silver said...

That's pretty.
Framed in the backdrop of terra washed walls, it'll look great!

Double "D" said...

Ummm, I should have known ... red and showy.
Hee Hee.

Beautiful painting little red riding hood!
Take care, nice to see you painting.
Mad Dog

Nevine said...

Deb, she is lovely... and alive! What vibrant colors... and what delicate beauty.

Nevine

RUDHI - Chance said...

Lovely Flower-Power, Deb!

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

that flower..ahhh...I could lounge on a petal :)

lovely and lush