Tuesday, December 13, 2011

I'm happy ...

Reflections ~ 5"x7"~ oil

I've painted a holiday painting and I'm happy with it.  Two amazing things when you think about it.

I have two of these small inexpensive panels measuring 5" x 7".  I thought it would be nice to use them both for ornament paintings.

Its amazing all the reflections you can see in a round object.  It really makes you focus your attention on shapes, not named objects.  I really enjoyed painting this one.  I'm happy .....

10 comments:

  1. You can surely be proud of this painting - and it will make a terrific Christmas card! Good work

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  2. you should be happy...love the painting...nice composition

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  3. Deb, thank you. I was thinking that also. Not sure it will be done this year, but maybe next year.

    Jani, thanks bunches. I can't believe that I could paint the shiny object after my weird attempts earlier. Maybe it was the practice and seeing where I needed to focus? Thank you.

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  4. Its a beautiful, rich red and very seasonal. You have every reason to be happy with it.

    Painting reflective pieces is such fun.

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  5. Thank you Katherine. It feels nice to finally do one I'm happy with. Happy Holidays ... enjoy the new baby for the the first Christmas.

    Thanks Jeanette. I couldn't agree more, reflective pieces are a lot of fun to paint. Who knows I may even frame this one.

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  6. Yes, you should be pleased with this. It's very appealing, beautiful composition and of course, seasonal!

    Merry Christmas!

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  7. WOW, you are doing great with the oils! I love it! I really like the foliage too - very realistic,

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  8. You enjoyed painting this piece and we enjoyed watching it.
    Very good work Nancy.
    I also thought of a painting or two with holidays spirit.

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  9. This is a lovely little painting. I really like the richness of your colors and the composition.
    It would make a great Christmas card!

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