Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Back Me Up

It's still hard not to give it a number! The challenge was great, but I love a little slower pace, too. I am lucky to be doing 2 commission pieces now, and I'm taking my time on the first one. I never knew that a Texas Longhorn is called a Watusi. But I do now, and he's mostly finished. The other will be a lot of fun, because it's a dog! Several months ago I took an art journey with my good buddies and fellow artists, Kristen Dukat, Gloria E.Moses, and Marianne Von Rohr. During a painting day, I started this one. I forgot about it until a few days ago. So I finished it and I'm very happy with it.
I love the stained glass looking colors. It's oil, 10x8, and I'm going to try to figure out how I did that, so I can try to do it again. Wish me luck!
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http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/656229

10 comments:

  1. Oh, yeah, the colors are awesome, Laurie! I would be happy with it, too!
    Good luck with those commissions.

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  2. Yay, a post from Laurie! I feel as though I just stepped into the spring flower show, and not a moment too soon. The colors, the luminescence, the fragrant warm moisture in the air—rejuvenating.

    Hope you have success in replicating the stained glass effect. I'm guessing you paint fairly intuitively vs. analytically, which is to say MY guess might be as good as yours as to how you accomplished the effect. I'm not picturing that you took notes!

    I took a photo a short while ago of last night's snowfall—it's a color photo, except it's entirely black & white! Thank you for your flowers and color and cheer and vibrancy.

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    1. Why, you're welcome, Dotty! And thank YOU!

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  3. Oh, Wow! Such fabulous colours and combinations - another winner!

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  4. The purples seem like such a surprise, don't know why they should though. LOVE the stained glass look, and I know you can figure it out again. I have faith in you ;) Love the hits of deep blue, your warm wonkily perfect bloom, your greens, and that washy goodness at the bottom left. Gorgeous all!

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    1. Hey thanks, Sheila- I didn't notice the washy goodness at the bottom. Cool!

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  5. This one just zinged out of my sidebar at me, had to come see up close - wowzers on the color! It has wonderful stained glass qualities in the design and color! I know what you mean about the pace. It is so welcomed now!

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  6. I'm so glad I can Zing you, Pattie! Thanks

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