June 21, 2011

"Dusty Pink Rose Buddies"

"Dusty Pink Rose Buddies"
Original small format painting - 6"X6"
Artist's oil paint on a fine canvas panel
June 2011
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We used to have some beautiful rose bushes in our front yard. I took a lot of pictures of their beautiful blooms and I love to paint from my photos. I miss those beautiful bushes. I wish we had been better rose gardeners, but sadly they got a disease and died.  However, I still have my photos and love to look at them and paint from them.  I am using my oil paints again here and have done a lot of glazing. It was great fun. Although I am painting realistically, I am always more interested in a "lyrical" feeling than a strict realistic interpretation.