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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Off to Scottsdale

"Daisy Reflected"
Original Oil - 6x6"
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Continuing with the 50 flowers project, I tackled this daisy recently. It was set up on a piece of glass laid over a black cloth, and viewed at eye level. Painting the reflection was a supreme challenge, the brain got very busy telling me what it thought it was seeing and I had to keep reminding myself to SEE what was really there.

I leave tomorrow to Scottsdale, AZ for the Carolyn Anderson workshop and the Legacy Gallery's Salon of Fine Art opening night. Look forward to reporting in with some great new learning next post!


  1. Very striking and dramatic painting . . . beautiful color scheme, so lush and rich.

  2. Very lively painting Liz. Nice light and reflections. It sounds like you've been on a major growth spurt, trying new things and pushing your boundaries! You're an inspiration. I'm looking forward to your next post.

  3. Love this; it has a very romantic feel to it. Have a great time at the workshop, Liz. Looking forward to hearing about it!