Tuesday, July 6, 2010

"ALWAYS CUT THE STEMS"

8x6, oil on canvas panel, sold

I bought these sunflowers to paint and they immediately started drooping as I meantioned in my last posting of "Cut Flowers". I realized that I brought them home through them in water to paint and did not cut the stems. So this time I cut the stems quite a bit to see if I could bring them back and sure enough it did.

 

7 comments:

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Lush and beautiful. Glad the flowers held up so that you could paint this!

Carol Blackburn said...

Beautiful one, Dori. I like how you put the cut stems in the painting, too.

Julie Hill said...

Dori...what a great painting! the freshness and the colors and the vase and the...well all just fabulous. A perfect piece for a "sunflower" collector.

Marian Fortunati said...

Love that chunky paint!! Wonderful..

Carol Nelson said...

Beautiful. I love the closely cropped composition too.

Karen Bruson said...

I love the composition of this one and how you have all the flowers fanning across the top.

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Dori, Love this sunflower painting, the flowers, the glass, the composition is great. I can see why it sold!