Category Archives: Flowers

15 Paintings Challenge – Flowers: Gentian Violet, #5


I didn’t intend to paint a Gentian, but my art friend Christel, who has me doing the challenge with her wanted to know if I could mimic the color of a Gentian Violet with oil pastels.  I love these little … Continue reading

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15 Painting Challenge – Flowers: Orange Flower, #4


Wow can you believe I am only on #4?  Going to take a lot of tenacity and perseverance, so let’s plow forward ~ Orange Flower (7×5), an oil pastel painted on artist canvas board – this is not the greatest … Continue reading

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15-Paintings Challenge – Flowers: Yellow Tulips in a Vase, #3


Oh my I can see that this challenge might take me forever – there is a great deal of texture in this painting, but my photograph is about as bad as it gets.  Please bear with me on this one, … Continue reading

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15 Paintings – Flowers Challenge: Rose Bud, #2


Yes these 15 paintings are putting up quite the challenge for me, but I’ll not be put off by it – I’m meeting the exercise head on  .   .   .  will take longer than 15 days, lol! #2 Rose Bud … Continue reading

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15 Paintings – Flowers Challenge: The Bouquet, #1


Oh yes I went and did it again – another artist challenged me to 15 paintings and of all things, flowers!  Yikes this is not my favorite subject to paint, very hard with sticky oil pastels – but the only … Continue reading

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